When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $25.55 per hour) can be spotted in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.; Chalfont, Pa. ($18.72), Lomira, Wisc. ($17.93), and the company's headquarter city of Sussex, Wisc. (around $17.70) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($15.40) in Martinsburg, W.Va., one of the lowest-paid cities. Across Quad/Graphics Inc's U.S. offices, employees in the state of New York earn the most, taking home about $24.13 per hour.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Offset Press Operators, Press Operators, Production Supervisors, and Second Press Operators; while the first receives the highest median pay at $22.26 per hour, the other salaries come in at approximately $19.75, $19.58, and around $18.39, respectively. Material Handlers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $13.88.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $15.28 per hour on average. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $15.34 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (35 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and make about $21.97 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to around $22.13 per hour for OSHA 10 Hour Specialists, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. At Quad/Graphics Inc, employees who hold a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) receive the highest pay at $20.00.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Equipment Maintenance; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $20.93 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Quad/Graphics Inc is Machine Operation; slightly less than a third of employees use it for work. Many workers are also familiar with Troubleshooting, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, and Shipping.
Benefits and Perks
To plan for old age, a solid majority of survey participants maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of workers, and for a large number of employees, dental coverage is too. Privileges also include gym membership, life insurance, 401(a), matching contributions to retirement plan, and tuition reimbursement.