Finance Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $102K per year on average; Process Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to $80K, followed by Reliability Engineers earning $67K and Project Engineers making around $63K. Human Resources Coordinators make an average $40K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $88K annually) can be spotted in Macon, Ga.; Atlanta, Ga. ($73K), West Monroe, La. (around $63K), and Fort Smith, Ark. (about $62K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Elk Grove Village, Ill. at $41K. By state, Graphic Packaging International, Inc. employees make the most in California, earning $95K per year on average.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $73K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Graphic Packaging International, Inc. employees (31 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $61K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $82K annually for Project Management Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Certified Six Sigma Black Belts also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $78K per year. The best paid folks at Graphic Packaging International, Inc. have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), earning $108K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Lean Process Engineering in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $103K per year. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; slightly less than one-fifth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Microsoft Office, Leadership, and Data Analysis are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. lets only 42 percent take paid vacation and only an eighth of respondents take sick leave. A large number of employees report contributing to a 401(k). Nearly all respondents report having health insurance, and most survey participants report having dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company cell phone, and a casual working environment.