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Average Hourly Rate for Quad/Graphics Inc Employees

On average, Quad/Graphics Inc employees receive $17.42 per hour, not counting the $26.00 for overtime. Your job title influences pay for Quad/Graphics Inc workers the most, followed by your city and your experience level. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Quad/Graphics Inc typically pays:
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Employer: Quad/Graphics Inc
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Offset Press Operator (5)
$12.80 - $26.62  
[-]Offset Press Operator (5)
Hourly Rate$12.80 - $26.62  
[+]Forklift Operator (4)
$8.70 - $16.50  
[+]Forklift Operator (4)
Hourly Rate$8.70 - $16.50  
[+]Second Press Operator (3)
$11.12 - $21.04  
[+]Second Press Operator (3)
Hourly Rate$11.12 - $21.04  
[+]Production Operator (3)
$9.51 - $20.61  
[+]Production Operator (3)
Hourly Rate$9.51 - $20.61  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 140
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1st Pressmans rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $20.99; Offset Press Operators come in second with typical earnings amounting to around $19.92, while Proofreaders and Second Press Operators rank near the top as well ($17.33 and $16.10, respectively). At $12.48, Forklift Operators are among the lowest paid at Quad/Graphics Inc.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $20.99 per hour) can be spotted in Milwaukee; Martinsburg ($19.92), Thomaston (around $19.65), and West Allis ($19.00) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Oklahoma City at approximately $13.28. By state, the highest pay levels are found in California, where the average Quad/Graphics Inc employee makes $20.51 per hour.

Years of Experience

For those with five or more years experience, average earnings amount to about $16.77. Broadly speaking, the largest slice of the Quad/Graphics Inc workforce (37 percent) has a tenure of one to four years and earns around $13.46 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $15.64 for Basic Life Support Specialists, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications also rank high on the pay scale, with expected earnings of $13.76 per hour. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Quad/Graphics Inc awards approximately $16.86 to these degree-holders.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Editing; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $16.92. Machine Operation also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; just under one-fifth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Many workers usually know Data Entry, Shipping, and Customer Service as well.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about 42 percent receiving paid vacation and less than ten percent of workers receiving sick leave. The vast majority of workers participate in a 401(k) program. Quad/Graphics Inc provides health insurance to a solid majority of workers, and a fair portion of workers do receive dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, gym membership, a stock purchase plan, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats

33 %
67 %
Hourly Rate
$12 - $18
Hourly Rate
$12 - $21
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

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