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

The typical salary at R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company is $55K per year. R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company paychecks are largely negotiated based on your role at the company, though your experience level and geography are also considered. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Employer: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company
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National Data (?
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[-]Account Specialist (6)
$34,534 - $71,430  
[-]Account Specialist (6)
Salary$35,768 - $69,615  
Bonus$186.20 - $4,089  
Total Pay$34,534 - $71,430  
[+]Print Press Operator (5)
$27,033 - $60,450  
[+]Print Press Operator (5)
Total Pay$27,033 - $60,450  
[+]Digital Press Operator (5)
$19,471 - $43,848  
[+]Digital Press Operator (5)
Total Pay$19,471 - $43,848  
[+]Bindery Operator (4)
$23,003 - $49,795  
[+]Bindery Operator (4)
Total Pay$23,003 - $49,795  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 220
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About This Company

Donnelley, R R & Sons Co, RR Donnelley

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Typically, Pricing Analysts are the best paid with salaries hovering at about $83K; Print Production Managers, Manufacturing Managers, and Graphic Designers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $66K, $65K, and approximately $56K, respectively. R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Customer Service Representatives ($36K).

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company for between five and ten years earn $59K on average. Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically about $50K. A typical employee has 20 years or more of experience and earns $71K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $75K per year) can be spotted in Chicago; New York (around $64K), Lancaster ($63K), and Houston ($58K) are the next top-paying cities. Logan is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging around $53K. R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company workers in Illinois earn the most — approximately $74K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Six Sigma Black Belts have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $135K. Certified Public Accountants also rank high on the pay scale, with expected earnings of $86K per year. Regarding salaries and education, R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management the most — $108K.


Skill-wise, employees who report Operations Management as part of the toolkit report the most money, earning $79K on average. Project Management is regularly seen around here; somewhere between a fifth and a fourth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Many workers usually know Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Service as well.

Benefits and Perks

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company lets only 38 percent take paid vacation and only one in eight workers take sick leave. A fair portion of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for a strong majority of workers and dental coverage for more than half of workers. R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company folks also make good use of life insurance, a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, and optional telecommute / work from home.

Key Stats for R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company


38 %
62 %
$35,179 - $74,081
$44,789 - $81,263
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 56 votes.

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