Average Salary for The McGraw-Hill Companies Employees

New York City, N.Y.-based The McGraw-Hill Companies hires for positions ranging from Senior Financial Analyst to Administrative Assistant in the publishing sector. The average The McGraw-Hill Companies employee earns $73K per year. Your city influences pay for The McGraw-Hill Companies workers the most, followed by your job title and your experience level. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

The McGraw-Hill Companies typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Employer: The McGraw-Hill Companies
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Senior Financial Analyst (5)
$68,045 - $124,080  
[-]Senior Financial Analyst (5)
Salary$66,457 - $116,516  
Bonus$1,092 - $10,027  
Total Pay$68,045 - $124,080  
[+]Administrative Assistant (4)
$33,274 - $69,445  
[+]Administrative Assistant (4)
Salary$32,687 - $66,400  
Bonus$333.17 - $6,589  
Total Pay$33,274 - $69,445  
[+]Sales Analyst (2)
$42,820 - $84,220  
[+]Sales Analyst (2)
Salary$43,693 - $81,600  
Total Pay$42,820 - $84,220  
[+]Territory Sales Representative (2)
$36,117 - $108,207  
[+]Territory Sales Representative (2)
Salary$32,172 - $93,220  
Total Pay$36,117 - $108,207  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 92
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About This Company

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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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($125K annually) can be spotted in Boston; Chicago (around $100K), Burr Ridge ($89K), and Hightstown (approximately $75K) are the next top-paying cities. Columbus is near the bottom for pay at $65K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Massachusetts, where they average to about $125K per year.


Senior Financial Analysts are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing approximately $92K; Technical Project Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to $74K, followed by Editors earning $67K and Design Managers making about $66K. Administrative Assistants are among the lowest paid at $52K.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $75K. Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically $55K. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (35 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make around $83K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Public Accountants earn approximately $125K, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Project Management Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at $102K per year. At The McGraw-Hill Companies, employees who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) receive the highest salaries at about $92K.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Project Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $100K. Data Analysis is a popular skill among The McGraw-Hill Companies workers, with close to one-seventh of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Forecasting round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about one in four workers receiving paid vacation and just under one in five workers receiving sick leave. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, The McGraw-Hill Companies provides an optional 401(k) plan, and nearly all workers participate. Almost all workers have health insurance, and benefits for the vast majority of workers also include dental insurance. The McGraw-Hill Companies employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for The McGraw-Hill Companies


58 %
42 %
$47,969 - $85,001
$49,204 - $93,512
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

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