Average Salary for W.W. Grainger, Inc. Employees

Employees at W.W. Grainger, Inc. make $66K annually on average. At W.W. Grainger, Inc., the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your job title — it impacts salary more than anything else — though how long you've been working and geography each factor into the equation as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Nearing the top of the pay scale are Finance Managers, Business Systems Analysts, Sales Account Managers, and Reporting Analysts; while the first receives the highest median pay at around $96K per year, the other salaries come in at $94K, $71K, and approximately $66K, respectively. On the lower end are Sales and Service Consultants at $44K on average.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $64K annually. The greater proportion of employees (38 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $62K per year.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($87K annually) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Lake Forest, Ill. (about $86K), Buffalo Grove, Ill. (approximately $63K), and Dallas, Texas (around $61K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $50K) is Denver, Colo. W.W. Grainger, Inc. workers in Illinois earn the most — around $84K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified ITIL Leaders, who make $125K annually. Project Management Professionals also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of approximately $123K per year. The best paid folks at W.W. Grainger, Inc. have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Marketing, earning $115K annually.


When it comes to skills, Project Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $76K per year. Folks here also tend to know Account Management; on the survey, a little less than a fifth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Half participate in a 401(k) program. The vast majority of survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for most survey participants also include dental insurance. Additional benefits of working here are a company cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, profit sharing program, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for W.W. Grainger, Inc.


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$41,217 - $94,812
$46,150 - $91,758

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
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