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Average Salary for R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company Employees

Compensation for R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company employees tends to be around $55K annually. Your job title primarily drives compensation; however, how long you've been working and your city are also reported as secondary influences on salary at R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company. This synopsis is derived from the responses of individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company typically pays:
below market

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Employer: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Account Specialist (6)
$34,631 - $70,917  
[-]Account Specialist (6)
Salary$36,324 - $68,346  
Bonus$214.36 - $3,044  
Total Pay$34,631 - $70,917  
[+]Print Press Operator (5)
$26,949 - $60,317  
[+]Print Press Operator (5)
Total Pay$26,949 - $60,317  
[+]Digital Press Operator (4)
$19,896 - $44,808  
[+]Digital Press Operator (4)
Total Pay$19,896 - $44,808  
[+]Customer Service Representative (CSR) (4)
$24,662 - $54,091  
[+]Customer Service Representative (CSR) (4)
Salary$26,772 - $52,585  
Total Pay$24,662 - $54,091  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 7 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 214
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R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company Details

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The highest average salaries go to Pricing Analysts, who bring in close to approximately $83K, though Print Production Managers are not far behind at about $66K along with Graphic Designers ($56K) and Account Specialists ($56K). At around $38K, Customer Service Representatives are among the lowest paid at R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make $50K. For those with at least five years experience, pay generally amounts to about $58K. Overall, the greater share of R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company folks have 20 years or more of experience and earn $71K per year.


Median pay is highest in Chicago ($75K annually), followed by Minneapolis (around $71K), New York ($64K), and Lancaster (approximately $60K). On the lower end is Warrenville at $57K. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Illinois pays R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company the most — $74K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to around $140K for Certified Six Sigma Black Belts, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Earning a Certified Public Accountant certification garners significant financial rewards of about $86K annually. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management at R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company come out on top, and their salaries approach $108K per year.


Skill-wise, employees who report Operations Management as part of the toolkit report the most money, earning approximately $78K on average. A garden variety skill at R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company is Project Management; approximately one in five of R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company's people use it regularly. Key skills also include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company lets only 37 percent take paid vacation and only an eighth of workers take sick leave. Most workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company sponsors. Perks cover health insurance for a fair portion of workers and dental coverage for a majority of workers. R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company folks also make good use of life insurance, a casual working environment, a company cell phone, and optional telecommute / work from home.

Key Stats

36 %
64 %
$34,568 - $74,453
$44,623 - $80,665
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

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