When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($22.27 per hour) can be spotted in Lomira, Wisc.; Thomaston, Ga. (around $19.77), Martinsburg, W.Va. (approximately $19.23), and Milwaukee, Wisc. (about $19.00) are the next top-paying cities. Oklahoma City, Okla. ranks low on the pay scale — at $12.82, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in West Virginia, where the average Quad/Graphics Inc employee makes $19.23 per hour.
1st Pressmans represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $21.49 per hour — though Offset Press Operators, 2nd Pressmans, and Press Operators also do fairly well at around $21.30, $18.63, and $17.96, respectively. Forklift Operators make an average $12.25, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $16.24 per hour. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $13.69 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (35 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home median pay of about $19.73 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse-Board Certifieds earn around $46.00 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Quad/Graphics Inc compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at $17.07 per hour.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Troubleshooting; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $20.16 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at Quad/Graphics Inc is Machine Operation, with about a fifth considering it a key competency. Many workers are also familiar with Shipping, Inventory Control, and Data Entry.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of respondents, and for most respondents, dental coverage is too. Quad/Graphics Inc folks also make good use of life insurance, gym membership, a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, and 401(a).