Average Hourly Rate for Quad/Graphics Inc Employees

Quad/Graphics Inc workers report earning an average of $17.31 per hour. Adding overtime compensation raises that to $25.23. Your job title primarily drives compensation; however, geography and how long you've been working are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Quad/Graphics Inc. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Quad/Graphics Inc typically pays:
below market
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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)
$12.84 - $26.19  
[-]Offset Press Operator (5)
Hourly Rate$12.84 - $26.19  
[+]Proofreader (3)
$11.87 - $28.74  
[+]Proofreader (3)
Hourly Rate$11.87 - $28.74  
[+]2nd Pressman (3)
$14.07 - $24.86  
[+]2nd Pressman (3)
Hourly Rate$14.07 - $24.86  
[+]1st Pressman (3)
$15.21 - $26.78  
[+]1st Pressman (3)
Hourly Rate$15.21 - $26.78  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 147
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The highest paychecks go to 1st Pressmans, who earn $20.99, closely trailed by Offset Press Operators (around $19.59), Proofreaders ($17.33), and 2nd Pressmans (approximately $17.33). Among the lower-paid positions at Quad/Graphics Inc are Forklift Operators — typical salaries for this role approach $12.48.


Median pay is highest in Milwaukee (about $20.99 per hour), followed by Martinsburg (around $19.92), Thomaston (approximately $19.77), and West Allis (about $19.00). At $13.28, Oklahoma City is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, California offers the highest pay at $20.51 per hour.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Quad/Graphics Inc for between five and ten years earn $16.63 on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (37 percent) have been working for one to four years and make about $13.46 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Basic Life Support Specialists earn $29.39, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Bigger paychecks are awarded to OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications with credentials; these people typically earn around $13.76 per hour. Quad/Graphics Inc provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in approximately $16.86 per hour.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Project Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $17.28. Machine Operation is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just under one in five of Quad/Graphics Inc's people use it regularly. Other top skills include Data Entry, Shipping, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

42 percent receive paid vacation, and only less than ten percent of workers get sick leave. To plan for old age, a strong majority of workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. The greater part of workers receive health insurance, and most workers get dental coverage. Privileges also include life insurance, gym membership, a stock purchase plan, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Quad/Graphics Inc


35 %
65 %
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 40 votes.

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