When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($128K annually) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Irvine, Calif. ($85K), Atlanta, Ga. ($84K), and West Monroe, La. (about $70K) 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. By state, Graphic Packaging International, Inc. pays its Georgia employees the most; the pay rate there is approximately $78K per year.
Finance Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of around $98K annually; Six Sigma Black Belt Project Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $87K, while Project Engineers and Reliability Engineers rank near the top as well ($71K and $70K, respectively). With salaries averaging about $35K, Customer Service Representatives are among the lowest paid at Graphic Packaging International, Inc.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $64K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Graphic Packaging International, Inc. employees (33 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $65K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Lean Six Sigma Certifications are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $97K per year. Certified Six Sigma Black Belts with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $94K annually. 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 to have may be Reliability Centred Maintenance; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $70K per year. Microsoft Office is a popular skill among Graphic Packaging International, Inc. workers, with about one in four of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Lean Manufacturing.
Benefits and Perks
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. lets only one in three employees take paid vacation and only one in ten workers take sick leave. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Graphic Packaging International, Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and most survey participants participate. The vast majority of employees have health insurance, and benefits for most workers also include dental insurance. Some other advantages of working at Graphic Packaging International, Inc. are life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.