Senior Marketing Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $114K per year; Process Engineers, Project Engineers, and Reliability Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $76K, around $71K, and about $70K, respectively. Production Schedulers at Graphic Packaging International, Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($55K on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($85K annually) can be spotted in Irvine, Calif.; Atlanta, Ga. ($83K), West Monroe, La. (approximately $70K), and Piscataway, N.J. ($69K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Staunton, Va. — at around $42K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Across Graphic Packaging International, Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of Illinois earn the most, taking home $83K per year.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $68K annually. The greater proportion of employees (29 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $65K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Lean Six Sigma Certifications earn about $97K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt is rewarded with median pay of around $75K per year. Regarding salaries and education, Graphic Packaging International, Inc. pays those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration the most — $92K.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Lean Process Engineering; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $80K annually. A garden variety skill at Graphic Packaging International, Inc. is Microsoft Excel; nearly one in five of Graphic Packaging International, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Lean Manufacturing round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Most employees report contributing to a 401(k). A large number of survey participants can count on health insurance, and most survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.