Compare Grainger vs UPS BETA

See how working at Grainger vs. UPS 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. UPS. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Grainger

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UPS

Employee Ratings

  • Grainger scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • UPS scored higher in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 2245 reviews)
Grainger employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than UPS employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 15442 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Grainger employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than UPS employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Grainger employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than UPS employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Grainger employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than UPS employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Grainger Ceo DG Macpherson
84%
84%DG Macpherson
Grainger employees rated their CEO Approval 17% higher than UPS employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
UPS Ceo David Abney
67%
67%David Abney
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
70%
Grainger employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than UPS employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
63%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
57%
Grainger employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 6% higher than UPS employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
52%

Salaries

UPS has 15,894 more total submitted salaries than Grainger.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Branch Manager26 Salaries
$89,793/yr
Account Manager250 Salaries
$69,089/yr
TSR23 Salaries
$35,252/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Part Time Supervisor397 Salaries
$18/hr
Account Executive173 Salaries
$58,000/yr
UPS Preload222 Salaries
$12/hr

What Employees Say

  • UPS had 1,087 more reviews than Grainger that mentioned "Great benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Grainger.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at UPS.
Pros
Pros
"Profit sharing"(in 358 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 231 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1318 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 1091 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 92 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 70 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 757 reviews)
"Part time"(in 659 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Account Manager

I worked at Grainger full-time

Pros

Work/Life Balance, Insurance(Health insurance options are very affordable and multiple companies to choose from), People(customers and coworkers alike)

Cons

Not always get at communication between all different departments.

Former Employee - Delivery Driver

I worked at UPS full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Good pay, benefits, salary! Great Money! Go! Go! !!!!

Cons

Long hours, physically and mentally tough.

Advice to Management

Keep your hard working employees and give another shot!

Job Postings

UPS has 55,963 more recently posted open jobs than Grainger.