Average Salary for The McGraw-Hill Companies Employees

Headquartered in New York City, N.Y., The McGraw-Hill Companies offers a range of employment opportunities in the publishing, from Senior Financial Analyst to Administrative Assistant. The median income for The McGraw-Hill Companies employees is $82K annually. How long you've been working plays the largest role in compensation at The McGraw-Hill Companies, but your role at the company and geography affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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New York City, New York 10020


Publishing, Book Publishers, Books: Publishing, or Publishing and Printing, Television Broadcasting


Mcgraw Hill Companies Inc

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Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $82K per year. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $67K annually. The largest slice of the The McGraw-Hill Companies workforce (33 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, approximately $96K per year.


Software Architects are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $147K annually; Lead Software Engineers, Senior Financial Analysts, and Senior Marketing Managers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $135K, $91K, and about $83K, respectively. Financial compensation for Administrative Assistants is rather low — on average only approximately $52K — relative to the rest of the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($130K per year) can be spotted in Boston, Mass.; New York, N.Y. ($96K), Burr Ridge, Ill. ($88K), and Chicago, Ill. (around $73K) are the next top-paying cities. At $54K, Denver, Colo. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, Massachusetts offers the highest pay at about $130K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ITIL Leaders earn approximately $143K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate's Degree; The McGraw-Hill Companies awards $91K to these degree-holders.


Employees who count Product Development among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $125K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Project Management; roughly a fifth consider it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; The McGraw-Hill Companies gives paid vacation days to 22 percent and sick leave to an eighth of respondents. Almost all employees save for retirement through The McGraw-Hill Companies' 401(k) plan. Nearly all survey participants report having health insurance, and a large number of workers report having dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, a casual working environment, a company cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for The McGraw-Hill Companies


54 %
46 %
$49,808 - $91,500
$48,439 - $98,214
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 22 votes.

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