Offset Press Operators are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing approximately $22.51 per hour on average; Press Operators are next on the list, bringing in close to $21.08, followed by Print Press Operators earning about $17.94 and 2nd Pressmans making $17.33. Earning only around $13.69 on average, Material Handlers make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($20.19 per hour) can be spotted in Thomaston, Ga.; Lomira, Wisc. ($19.37), Milwaukee, Wisc. (about $18.03), and the company's headquarter city of Sussex, Wisc. (approximately $16.88) are the next top-paying cities. At $13.18, Oklahoma City, Okla. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, Quad/Graphics Inc employees make the most in California, earning $20.47 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $16.17 per hour. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $14.49 per hour on average. The largest slice of the Quad/Graphics Inc workforce (35 percent) has been working for 20 years or more and earns, on average, $21.19 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Basic Life Support Specialists earn $36.00 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. The best paid folks at Quad/Graphics Inc have an Associate of Business Administration (ABA), earning $22.50 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Equipment Maintenance among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $20.51 per hour. A garden variety skill at Quad/Graphics Inc is Machine Operation; close to a fourth of Quad/Graphics Inc's people use it regularly. Other skills in demand are Troubleshooting, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, and Shipping.
Benefits and Perks
Most employees allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. For most survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of employees get dental coverage, too. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, gym membership, 401(a), matching contributions to retirement plan, and tuition reimbursement.