Compare Grainger vs CDW BETA

See how working at Grainger vs. CDW compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Grainger vs. CDW. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Grainger

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CDW

Employee Ratings

  • Grainger scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • CDW scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 3016 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 2891 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
4.0
CDW employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Grainger employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Grainger employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than CDW employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
3.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Senior Management
3.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
4.2
CDW employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Grainger employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Grainger Ceo DG Macpherson
84%
84%DG Macpherson
CEO Approval
CDW Ceo Christine Leahy
92%
92%Christine Leahy
CDW employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than Grainger employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
75%
% Recommend to a friend
79%
CDW employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than Grainger employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
74%
Positive Business Outlook
76%

Salaries

Grainger has 765 more total submitted salaries than CDW.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Account Manager420 Salaries
$75,515/yr
Software Engineer44 Salaries
$130,165/yr
Manager43 Salaries
$109,946/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Account Manager637 Salaries
$28,420/yr
Solutions Architect25 Salaries
$144,600/yr
Professional Services Manager24 Salaries
$118,035/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Profit sharing" was the most mentioned Pro at Grainger.
  • "Cdw" was the most mentioned Pro at CDW.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Grainger.
  • "Cdw" was the most mentioned Con at CDW.
Pros
Pros
"Profit sharing"(in 373 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 283 reviews)
Pros
"Cdw"(in 436 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 224 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 118 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 78 reviews)
Cons
"Cdw"(in 280 reviews)
"Base salary"(in 120 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great Company"Apr 13, 2022

Current Employee - District Sales Manager

I have been working at Grainger full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Consistent positive experience for employees and customers. Development and growth opportunities. Strong leadership and vision. Culture of collaboration

Cons

Big company. Agility is getting better

Advice to Management

Keep investing in people, marketing and inventory

"Amazing Company"May 23, 2022

Current Employee - Drop Ship Specialist

I have been working at CDW full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Work life balance, looks out for coworkers

Cons

Sometimes changes are made without consideration, but when they do make them they don't blind side you and never do anything to harm your career. My direct managers have changed a lot.

Job Postings

CDW has 3,586 more recently posted open jobs than Grainger.
Recent Jobs
Recent Jobs
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