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

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company employees bring home $56K per year on average. The most important factor affecting pay for R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company employees is your role at the company, though your experience level and geography play a role as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company typically pays:
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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)
$37,994 - $76,893  
[-]Account Specialist (6)
Salary$38,660 - $73,695  
Bonus$191.11 - $3,541  
Total Pay$37,994 - $76,893  
[+]Digital Press Operator (5)
$20,717 - $47,189  
[+]Digital Press Operator (5)
Total Pay$20,717 - $47,189  
[+]Print Press Operator (5)
$26,612 - $60,724  
[+]Print Press Operator (5)
Total Pay$26,612 - $60,724  
[+]Production Supervisor, Manufacturing (4)
$36,146 - $74,302  
[+]Production Supervisor, Manufacturing (4)
Salary$39,150 - $80,450  
Total Pay$36,146 - $74,302  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 246

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Donnelley, R R & Sons Co, RR Donnelley

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Operations Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $87K annually; Operations Managers, Project Managers, and Account Specialists also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $86K, $60K, and about $60K, respectively. Account Managers at R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($52K on average) at the company.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company for between five and 10 years earn $59K per year on average. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $52K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (30 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make about $78K per year on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $90K annually) can be spotted in Monroe, Wisc.; Bolingbrook, Ill. ($85K), Chicago, Ill. ($74K), and New York, N.Y. (approximately $73K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Lancaster, Pa. at about $63K. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $77K per year) in Illinois.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach approximately $133K annually for APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Managements; non-accredited workers make much less. Certified Six Sigma Black Belts also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of around $103K per year. R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting — these employees rake in $86K annually.


In this position, it pays to have Operations Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $77K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company is Project Management, with close to a fourth considering it a key competency. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

A 401(k) program is available, and a strong majority of workers use it to save for retirement. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of survey participants, and for a fair number of survey participants, dental coverage is too. Other privileges include a casual working environment, life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and optional telecommute / work from home.

Key Stats for R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company


37 %
63 %
$35,066 - $75,451
$46,022 - $84,924
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.
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