IoPP Survey 2018: US packaging professionals salaries flat

03 July 2018

Salaries of US packaging professionals surveyed by professional association IoPP did not show a significant rise in the year 2017. This can be derived from the IoPP Salary Survey 2018. The Survey enjoyed 1,182 respondents.
Overall average salary (including bonuses and other cash incentives) reached $117,050 in 2018 versus $116,910 in 2017. US domestic packaging professionals enjoyed a 1.67% increase to $121,708 versus $119,714 in 2017. Foreign workers were paid less, both absolutely and relatively: they saw their incomes decline from $88,415 in 2017 to $86,052 in 2018. The US inflation rate was 2.4% for the 12 months ending March 2018 (Article Packaging World, 24 May 2018).
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