Nearing the top of the pay scale are Offset Press Operators, Press Operators, Digital Press Operators, and Print Press Operators; while the first receives the highest median pay at $21.83 per hour, the other salaries come in at $21.49, around $17.57, and $17.29, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Quad/Graphics Inc are Material Handlers — the median salary for this role approaches about $14.28.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $15.05 per hour on average. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of about $15.66 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (34 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and make $22.41 per hour on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($18.72 per hour) can be spotted in Chalfont, Pa.; the company's headquarter city of Sussex, Wisc. ($17.26), Lomira, Wisc. (approximately $16.89), and Hartford, Wisc. (around $16.75) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Effingham, Ill. — at approximately $13.72, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, Quad/Graphics Inc pays its California employees the most; the pay rate there is $19.95 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Lean Manufacturing Practitioner Certifications are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $22.88 per hour. Quad/Graphics Inc workers who hold a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) are also well compensated, earning about $20.00 on average.
In this position, it pays to have Equipment Maintenance in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $20.95 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Machine Operation; slightly less than a third deem it necessary for work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Troubleshooting, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, and Shipping.
Benefits and Perks
Quad/Graphics Inc sponsors a 401(k) program, and a fair number of workers use this option to save for their retirement. At Quad/Graphics Inc, a large number of survey participants have health insurance, and most workers have dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance, 401(a), gym membership, matching contributions to retirement plan, and tuition reimbursement.