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

Compensation for R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company employees is around $53K annually on average. At R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your job title — it impacts salary more than anything else — though where you live and how long you've been working each factor into the equation as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Donnelley, R R & Sons Co, RR Donnelley

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Information Technology Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $96K per year — though Human Resources Generalists, Print Production Managers, and Account Managers also do fairly well at $66K, $63K, and $56K, respectively. Financial compensation for Administrative Assistants is rather low — on average only around $35K — relative to the rest of the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $87K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Lancaster, Pa. ($87K), Warrenville, Ill. (around $81K), and Chicago, Ill. ($71K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($54K) in Houston, Texas, one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of about $74K per year) in New York.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $60K annually. The largest slice of the R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company workforce (28 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $48K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Oracle Database Administrator Certified Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $110K annually. Acquiring certification to be a SHRM Certified Professional is rewarded with median pay of around $85K per year. Employees who have a Bachelor of Liberal Arts (BLA) make the most here, hauling in $98K annually.


Employees who count Project Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $67K per year. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company workers, with just under one in five of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers are also familiar with Operations Management, Customer Service, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is in short supply here, with only a third of survey participants receiving paid vacation and one in eight employees receiving paid sick days. Most respondents take advantage of the 401(k) plan that R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company sponsors. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a large number of employees, and the larger part of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, a company cell phone, life insurance, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company


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$36,355 - $72,673
$43,800 - $84,719
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 107 votes.
$39,257 - $74,942
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$45,516 - $104,618
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