When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($88K annually) can be spotted in Macon, Ga.; Atlanta, Ga. (around $73K), Fort Smith, Ark. (about $65K), and West Monroe, La. ($62K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $41K) is Elk Grove Village, Ill. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Georgia pays Graphic Packaging International, Inc. the most — approximately $74K per year on average.
Process Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $80K annually — though Production Supervisors, Reliability Engineers, and Project Engineers also do fairly well at $72K, about $64K, and around $63K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Graphic Packaging International, Inc. are Human Resources Coordinators — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $40K.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $73K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Graphic Packaging International, Inc. employees (29 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $61K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $82K per year for Project Management Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Certified Six Sigma Black Belts with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $78K annually. Graphic Packaging International, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) — these employees rake in approximately $108K per year.
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 around $103K annually. Project Management is a popular skill in the Graphic Packaging International, Inc. workforce; just under one in five of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Office, Data Analysis, and Lean Manufacturing.
Benefits and Perks
Only half of employees at Graphic Packaging International, Inc. enjoy paid vacation time, and just one-seventh of employees can take sick leave. Graphic Packaging International, Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and most respondents use this option to save for their retirement. At Graphic Packaging International, Inc., a large number of workers have health insurance, and a large number of survey participants have dental coverage. Graphic Packaging International, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.