Earning $87K per year on average, Manufacturing Production Managers receive the most money, followed by Process Engineers (about $80K), Maintenance Planners ($79K), and Production Supervisors (around $72K). Human Resources Coordinators make an average approximately $40K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($83K annually) can be spotted in Irvine, Calif.; Cincinnati, Ohio (around $75K), Atlanta, Ga. (approximately $73K), and Chicago, Ill. ($72K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Concord, N.H. at $49K. By state, Graphic Packaging International, Inc. employees make the most in California, earning about $90K per year on average.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $74K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $64K per year. The largest fraction of Graphic Packaging International, Inc. people (26 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and earn $69K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals earn $82K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Earning a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt certification garners significant financial rewards of about $76K annually on average. Graphic Packaging International, Inc. compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA)-holders the most at around $108K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Six Sigma Black Belt; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $84K annually. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, roughly one in six of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Lean Process Engineering.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about 45 percent receiving paid vacation and slightly less than one-fifth of workers receiving sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and a large number of respondents use it to save for retirement. The vast majority of respondents can count on health insurance, and most workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Privileges also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company cell phone, and a casual working environment.