Business Systems Analysts are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $94K per year; Sales Account Managers, Planning Analysts, and Reporting Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $70K, around $68K, and $66K, respectively. Financial compensation for Sales and Service Consultants is rather low — on average only about $44K — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $91K annually) can be spotted in Lake Forest, Ill.; Chicago, Ill. ($87K), Patterson, Calif. (around $82K), and Knoxville, Tenn. (approximately $65K) are the next top-paying cities. Oklahoma City, Okla. ranks low on the pay scale — at $47K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Illinois, where they average to about $85K per year.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $70K annually. Overall, the greater share of W.W. Grainger, Inc. folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average around $63K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $123K annually. Certified ITIL Leaders with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $120K per year. Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Marketing at W.W. Grainger, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach about $115K annually.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Project Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $76K per year. Data Analysis is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just under one in five of W.W. Grainger, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Excel, Account Management, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Over one-half of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. At W.W. Grainger, Inc., most workers have health insurance, and a large number of respondents have dental coverage. The list of perks also includes a company cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, profit sharing program, and tuition reimbursement.