Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $12.00 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (42 percent) have been working for one to four years and make about $9.48 per hour on average.
Across Carquest Auto Parts' U.S. offices, employees in the state of Colorado earn the most, taking home $14.55 per hour.
The highest average salaries go to Parts Specialists, who bring in close to $10.88 per hour, though Delivery Drivers are not far behind at approximately $9.98 along with Parts Countermans earning around $9.17.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $14.70 per hour for OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Regarding pay and education, Carquest Auto Parts pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — $36.75.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be People Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of around $14.74 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Carquest Auto Parts workforce; a majority of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Many workers usually know Inventory Management, Inventory Control, and Sales as well.
Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about 36 percent receiving paid vacation and approximately one-fourth of workers receiving sick leave. Carquest Auto Parts sponsors a 401(k) program, and a solid majority of workers use this option to save for their retirement. Carquest Auto Parts provides health insurance to close to one-half, and nearly two in five workers do receive dental coverage. Carquest Auto Parts folks also make good use of a casual working environment.