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

The median salary at W.W. Grainger, Inc. is $71K annually. Though geography and how long you've been working are influential salary factors for those at W.W. Grainger, Inc., your job title turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Principal Software Engineers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $148K per year on average; District Sales Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to approximately $93K, followed by Product Managers earning around $87K and Account Managers making about $61K. W.W. Grainger, Inc. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Territory Sales Representatives ($31K on average).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($78K annually) can be spotted in Lake Forest, Ill.; Chicago, Ill. ($77K), Dallas, Texas (about $61K), and Houston, Texas ($60K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Philadelphia, Pa.; in fact, at around $44K it is one of the worst-paid cities. W.W. Grainger, Inc. workers in Illinois earn the most — approximately $76K per year on average.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $65K annually. The largest fraction of W.W. Grainger, Inc. people (38 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $61K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $75K annually for APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Managements, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. W.W. Grainger, Inc. compensates Bachelor of Science in Finance-holders the most at $84K per year.


In this position, it pays to have Sales Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $70K annually. Account Management is a popular skill among W.W. Grainger, Inc. workers, with about one in six of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Customer Relationship Management, Customer Service, and Account Sales.

Benefits and Perks

Over a third of workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that W.W. Grainger, Inc. sponsors. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for almost all employees, and a large number of employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Other privileges include a company 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.


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79 %
$40,190 - $74,551
$36,065 - $85,955

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
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