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

Compensation for W.W. Grainger, Inc. employees is around $71K per year on average. Your job title primarily drives compensation; however, your city and your experience level are also reported as secondary influences on salary at W.W. Grainger, Inc. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Principal Software Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $148K annually; District Sales Managers, Product Managers, and Account Managers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $93K, $87K, and $61K, respectively. On the lower end are Territory Sales Representatives at about $31K on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($78K per year) can be spotted in Lake Forest, Ill.; Chicago, Ill. ($77K), Dallas, Texas ($61K), and Houston, Texas (about $60K) are the next top-paying cities. At approximately $44K, Philadelphia, Pa. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Illinois, where the average W.W. Grainger, Inc. employee makes around $76K annually.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $65K per year. The largest fraction of W.W. Grainger, Inc. people (38 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $61K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Managements have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $75K per year. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Finance at W.W. Grainger, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach around $84K annually.


When it comes to skills, Sales Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $70K per year. A relatively widespread skill at W.W. Grainger, Inc. is Account Management; close to a sixth of employees use it for work. Three more common skills are Customer Relationship Management, Customer Service, and Account Sales.

Benefits and Perks

More than a third of workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that W.W. Grainger, Inc. sponsors. Perks cover health insurance for nearly all respondents and dental coverage for most workers. The list of perks also includes a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, profit sharing program, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for W.W. Grainger, Inc.


21 %
79 %
$40,190 - $74,551
$36,065 - $85,955
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
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10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

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