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Average Hourly Rate for Quad/Graphics Inc Employees

Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $25.67), people who work for Quad/Graphics Inc earn a median wage of $17.68 per hour. Geography plays the largest role in compensation at Quad/Graphics Inc, but how long you've been working and your role at the company affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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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)
$12.28 - $25.92  
[-]Offset Press Operator (5)
Hourly Rate$12.28 - $25.92  
[+]1st Pressman (4)
$15.37 - $27.61  
[+]1st Pressman (4)
Hourly Rate$15.37 - $27.61  
[+]2nd Pressman (4)
$13.22 - $25.65  
[+]2nd Pressman (4)
Hourly Rate$13.22 - $25.65  
[+]Material Handler (3)
$11.33 - $21.83  
[+]Material Handler (3)
Hourly Rate$11.33 - $21.83  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 160

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $20.99 per hour) can be spotted in Milwaukee, Wisc.; Thomaston, Ga. ($19.77), West Allis, Wisc. ($17.85), and the company's headquarter city of Sussex, Wisc. (approximately $16.87) are the next top-paying cities. Oklahoma City, Okla. is near the bottom for pay at $12.82. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of California; pay there average to around $19.64 per hour.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $16.76 per hour. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $13.59 per hour. The largest fraction of Quad/Graphics Inc people (34 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and earn $19.86 per hour on average.


Bringing in the most money are 1st Pressmans — their earnings average $21.49 per hour. Material Handlers are a close second at around $19.16 along with 2nd Pressmans (approximately $18.63) and Offset Press Operators (around $18.53). Among the lower-paid positions at Quad/Graphics Inc are Second Press Operators — the median salary for this role approaches $16.10.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $46.00 per hour for Advanced Practice Registered Nurse-Board Certifieds; non-accredited workers make much less. Quad/Graphics Inc compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at approximately $17.07 per hour.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Troubleshooting; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $21.27 per hour. Machine Operation is regularly seen around here; close to one-seventh of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Shipping, Data Entry, and Inventory Control were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Quad/Graphics Inc gives paid vacation days to 43 percent and sick leave to 4 percent. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Quad/Graphics Inc provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a large number of respondents participate. A large number of survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for most employees also include dental insurance. Some other advantages of working at Quad/Graphics Inc are life insurance, gym membership, a stock purchase plan, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Quad/Graphics Inc


39 %
61 %
Hourly Rate
$12 - $19
Hourly Rate
$12 - $21
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
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