Life at Graybar

Our People

As an employee-owned company, our employees are the key to Graybar’s success. We strive to help our people be their best with comprehensive training and a long tradition of promoting employees from within the company.

Our Values

Since 1929 Graybar's core values of Integrity, Employee Ownership, Long-Term View and Customer Focus have been the foundation for our success.


From its humble beginnings in 1869 as Gray & Barton to becoming one of North America’s largest employee-owned companies, Graybar has served as the vital link in the supply chain working to the advantage of its suppliers and customers – The Graybar Story.

Wholesale Distribution

Graybar is engaged in the distribution of electrical, communications and data networking (comm/data products) and the provision of related supply chain management and logistics services for its customers.

Advantages and Benefits

At Graybar, our advantages and benefits revolve around our motto of “Plan Well, Invest Well, Live Well.” Our advantages help you plan well for the future by offering flexible spending accounts, life insurance and disability benefits. Employees can invest well with retirement saving tools such as a profit sharing plan, a 401(k) plan and an employee stock purchase plan. Graybar’s benefits package helps you live well with a comprehensive health care package including medical, dental, prescription drug and vision plans. We also offer paid vacation time and holidays.


At Graybar, we welcome individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, thoughts and interests. Our strength comes from our people, and we believe that a diverse workforce is essential for our long-term success.

Accolades and Awards

Graybar prides itself on having a high level of integrity and has been recognized by numerous national and industry organizations for its achievements.