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

The median income for W.W. Grainger, Inc. employees is $65K per year. The most important factor affecting pay for W.W. Grainger, Inc. employees is your role at the company, though where you live and your experience level play a role as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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W.W. Grainger, Inc. Median Salary by Job


Account Manager
10 profiles

Account Manager Sales
5 profiles

Business Systems Analyst
4 profiles

United States (change)

Operations Manager
4 profiles

Planning Analyst
3 profiles

Merchandising Manager
2 profiles

Commercial Account Manager
2 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 130
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About This Company

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Source: Freebase


Business Systems Analysts are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $94K annually on average; Planning Analysts are next on the list, bringing in close to $68K, followed by Sales Account Managers earning around $68K and Account Managers making about $61K. Territory Sales Representatives make an average approximately $32K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($104K per year) can be spotted in Naperville, Ill.; Lake Forest, Ill. (approximately $94K), Chicago, Ill. (around $87K), and Detroit, Mich. (about $74K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($47K) in Oklahoma City, Okla., one of the lowest-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Illinois, where salaries average out at $88K annually.

Years of Experience

Average pay is $68K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of W.W. Grainger, Inc. employees (30 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn approximately $63K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals earn $123K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. On average, salaries rise to $120K annually for accredited Certified ITIL Leaders. At W.W. Grainger, Inc., employees who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Marketing receive the highest salaries at $115K.


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 about $83K per year. A garden variety skill at W.W. Grainger, Inc. is Microsoft Excel; close to one-sixth of W.W. Grainger, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Other top skills include Data Analysis, Account Management, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of survey participants set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). W.W. Grainger, Inc. provides health insurance to almost all workers, and a large number of survey participants do receive dental coverage. Some other perks are a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, profit sharing program, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for W.W. Grainger, Inc.


35 %
65 %
$48,875 - $95,306
$38,978 - $96,547

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Popular Locations for W.W. Grainger, Inc.

  1. Chicago, Illinois
  2. Lake Forest, Illinois
  3. Janesville, Wisconsin
  4. Denver, Colorado
  5. Naperville, Illinois
  6. Detroit, Michigan
  7. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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