Average Salary for MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc Employees

Operating out of Melville, N.Y., MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc employs talent in positions ranging from Business Development Manager to Inside Sales Manager. The average employee at MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc takes home $53K annually. MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc paychecks are largely negotiated based on what you do at the company, though your city and how long you've been working are also considered. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Employer: MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Business Development Manager (2)
$62,380 - $177,519  
[-]Business Development Manager (2)
Salary$62,924 - $158,884  
Total Pay$62,380 - $177,519  
[+]Inside Sales Manager (2)
$38,228 - $85,051  
[+]Inside Sales Manager (2)
Salary$37,345 - $79,246  
Total Pay$38,228 - $85,051  
[+]Sales Analyst (2)
$35,165 - $63,952  
[+]Sales Analyst (2)
Salary$36,265 - $61,696  
Total Pay$35,165 - $63,952  
[+]Senior Account Executive (2)
$58,756 - $122,434  
[+]Senior Account Executive (2)
Salary$45,691 - $97,101  
Total Pay$58,756 - $122,434  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46

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Melville, New York 11747


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Business Development Managers earn the highest median pay at about $127K per year, followed by Six Sigma Black Belt Project Managers ($120K), Senior Account Executives ($76K), and Operations Managers ($70K). MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Sales Analysts (approximately $47K on average).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $97K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Melville, N.Y.; Sioux Falls, S.D. ($76K), Columbus, Ohio ($68K), and Mableton, Ga. (about $58K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Cleveland, Ohio — at approximately $47K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Across its U.S. offices, the state of South Dakota pays MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc the most — $76K per year on average.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $41K annually on average. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $63K per year on average. The largest fraction of MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc people (32 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn about $53K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $120K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. At MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc, employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest salaries at around $57K.


In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $122K annually. Customer Relationship Management is a popular skill in the MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc workforce; just under a third of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Excel, Account Management, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

31 percent receive paid vacation, and only 22 percent get sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and nearly all survey participants use it to save for retirement. For a large number of survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and most survey participants get dental coverage, too. The list of perks also includes life insurance, a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, and company car / automobile.

Key Stats for MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc


42 %
58 %
$37,486 - $52,796
$32,973 - $80,000
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
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