When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($84K per year) can be spotted in Bolingbrook, Ill.; Chicago, Ill. (around $74K), Warrenville, Ill. (approximately $70K), and Lancaster, Pa. ($69K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Austin, Texas; in fact, at about $41K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Pennsylvania pays R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company the most — $78K annually on average.
The highest paychecks go to Operations Managers, who earn an average $87K per year, closely trailed by Operations Managers ($86K), Print Production Managers (about $64K), and Account Specialists (around $59K). Among the lower-paid positions at R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company are Account Managers — the median salary for this role approaches $52K.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $50K annually. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $59K per year. The largest slice of the R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company workforce (27 percent) has been working for 20 years or more and earns, on average, $72K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Managements are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $133K per year. Becoming a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt can certainly pay off here; those folks make about $103K on average. Regarding salaries and education, R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting the most — approximately $86K.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Project Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $74K annually. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill in the R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company workforce; a little less than one-fifth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Operations Management, and Customer Service.
Benefits and Perks
A solid majority of survey participants save for retirement through R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company's 401(k) plan. Most employees can count on health insurance, and the larger part of respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Perks also include a casual working environment, life insurance, a company cell phone, optional telecommute / work from home, and tuition reimbursement.