When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($84K per year) can be spotted in Bolingbrook, Ill.; Chicago, Ill. (around $74K), Warrenville, Ill. (about $70K), and Lancaster, Pa. (approximately $69K) are the next top-paying cities. At $41K, Austin, Texas is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Illinois, where they average to $77K annually.
Operations Managers earn the highest median pay at around $87K per year, followed by Operations Managers ($86K), Print Production Managers (about $64K), and Programmer Analysts ($63K). Financial compensation for Printing Estimators is rather low — on average only approximately $48K — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $59K annually. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $50K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average around $79K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $133K per year for APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Managements; non-accredited workers make much less. Certified Six Sigma Black Belts with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $103K annually. The best paid folks at R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company have a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, earning about $86K per year.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Project Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $74K annually. Microsoft Excel is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; a little less than a fifth of R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company's people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Microsoft Office, Operations Management, and Customer Relationship Management.
Benefits and Perks
A fair number of respondents participate in a 401(k) program. For most survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and a majority of workers get dental coverage, too. Perks also include a casual working environment, life insurance, a company cell phone, optional telecommute / work from home, and tuition reimbursement.