Compare working at Fastenal vs Grainger

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Compare revenue, industry, and employee numbers for Fastenal and Grainger.

Retail & Wholesale
US$5B to US$10B
more than US$10B
Number of employees
more than 10,000
more than 10,000
Fastenal's headquarters is in Winona, MN, USA. We have 3,200+ locations globally, spanning North & South America, Europe, and Asia.
100 Grainger Pkwy. Lake Forest IL, United States 60045

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CEO approval

Headshot of Dan Florness, CEO of Fastenal
approve of Dan Florness's performance
Headshot of D.G. Macpherson, CEO of Grainger
approve of D.G. Macpherson's performance

Salary satisfaction

think they are paid fairly at Fastenal
think they are paid fairly at Grainger

Fastenal reviews

on May 9, 2022
Great people
Customer Service
(current employee) - Cambridge, ON

on May 7, 2022
Order Picker
(current employee) - Kitchener, ON

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on April 9, 2022
Sales Associate
(current employee) - Airdrie, AB

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Grainger reviews

on June 16, 2022
(current employee) - Edmonton, AB

on June 1, 2022
Supply Chain Analyst
(current employee) - Thornhill, ON

on May 9, 2022
Sales and Service Representative
(current employee) - Fort McMurray, AB

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Compare salary information for Fastenal and Grainger. Salaries are taken from job posts or reported by employees and are not adjusted for level or location.

Customer service representative
$16.16 per hour
$22.38 per hour
Warehouse associate
$17.48 per hour
$43,500 per year
Warehouse worker
$16.12 per hour
$18.50 per hour
Sales representative
$48,500 per year
$28,000 per year
$17.08 per hour
$18.50 per hour
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60 jobs at Fastenal
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89 jobs at Grainger
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Favourable experience
Favourable experience
Medium difficulty
Medium difficulty
Process is about two weeks
Process is about a month