When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($84K per year) can be spotted in Bolingbrook, Ill.; Chicago, Ill. (about $74K), Warrenville, Ill. ($70K), and Lancaster, Pa. (approximately $69K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at around $41K) is Austin, Texas. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Pennsylvania pays R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company the most — $78K annually on average.
Operations Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $87K per year; Operations Managers, Print Production Managers, and Account Specialists also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $86K, about $64K, and $59K, respectively. 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
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $50K annually. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $59K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (27 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and make approximately $72K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $133K per year for APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Managements; non-accredited workers make much less. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt is rewarded with median pay of around $103K annually. R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company compensates Bachelor of Science in Accounting-holders the most at $86K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $74K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Microsoft Excel; just under a fifth deem it necessary for work. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Operations Management, and Customer Service.
Benefits and Perks
A 401(k) program is available, and a solid majority of employees use it to save for retirement. R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company provides health insurance to a large number of respondents, and a majority of workers do receive dental coverage. R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company folks also make good use of a casual working environment, life insurance, a company cell phone, optional telecommute / work from home, and tuition reimbursement.