Avg. Salary
Popular Benefits
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Holidays / Vacation
  • Casual Dress / Atmosphere
  • Life Insurance / Disability
Average R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company Salary
 181 Reviews
R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company Median Salary by Job



Account Manager
12 profiles


United States (change)





See all degrees for R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company »
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 451
  • View Table

Find out more about pay at R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company


Print Production Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $68K annually — though IT Business Analysts, Account Managers, and Financial Analysts also do fairly well at $68K, about $59K, and around $57K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company are Printing Estimators — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $42K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($78K per year) can be spotted in Warrenville, Ill.; New York, N.Y. ($77K), Chicago, Ill. (about $70K), and Bolingbrook, Ill. ($69K) are the next top-paying cities. Houston, Texas is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging around $54K. The highest pay by state can be found in Illinois, where salaries average out at $71K annually.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $59K per year. The greater proportion of employees (28 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of around $49K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $103K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a Project Management Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make $83K on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Management; R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company awards $140K to these degree-holders.


In this position, it pays to have People Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $71K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; close to a fourth deem it necessary for work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is in short supply here, with only one in three employees receiving paid vacation and an eighth of employees receiving paid sick days. To plan for old age, a fair number of respondents maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company provides health insurance to a large number of employees, and the larger part of employees do receive dental coverage. Privileges also include a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and flexible hours.

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company Job Listings

Compare Employers

Compare R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company's employee satisfaction against similar employers.
Compare R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company's work stress against similar employers.
Compare R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company's gender breakdown against similar employers.

Key Stats for R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company


44 %
56 %
$37,914 - $74,007
$42,516 - $86,694

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 223 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$42,906 - $80,034
$40,889 - $84,755
$46,304 - $103,805
$46,414 - $120,079

About This Company

Donnelley, R R & Sons Co, RR Donnelley

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company pays its employees an average of $62,577 a year. Salaries at R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company range from an average of $39,544 to $103,258 a year. R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company employees with the job title Vice President (VP), Sales make the most with an average annual salary of $209,588, while employees with the title Material Handler make the least with an average annual salary of $26,613.

Back to Top

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.

newsletter icon

Recent Blog Posts on Career News