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Average Hourly Rate for Carquest Auto Parts Employees

Operating out of Raleigh, N.C., Carquest Auto Parts employs talent in positions ranging from Delivery Driver to Parts Counterman. Employees of Carquest Auto Parts bring in an average of $12.95 per hour, and when they are working overtime, they earn $18.75. The most important factor affecting pay for Carquest Auto Parts employees is your experience level, though your role at the company plays a role as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Carquest Auto Parts typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Carquest Auto Parts
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Parts Counterman (3)
$8.31 - $16.03  
[-]Parts Counterman (3)
Hourly Rate$8.31 - $16.03  
[+]Delivery Driver (3)
$7.48 - $17.22  
[+]Delivery Driver (3)
Hourly Rate$7.48 - $17.22  
[+]Parts Specialist (2)
$8.49 - $16.12  
[+]Parts Specialist (2)
Hourly Rate$8.49 - $16.12  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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Raleigh, North Carolina 


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Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $13.00 per hour on average. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $9.00 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (43 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $13.86 per hour.


Across Carquest Auto Parts' U.S. offices, employees in the state of North Carolina earn the most, taking home $36.75 per hour.


Parts Countermans are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $11.25 per hour; Parts Specialists and Delivery Drivers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $10.88 and around $9.98, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach approximately $14.70 per hour for OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications; non-accredited workers make much less. It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at Carquest Auto Parts — these employees make the most at about $36.75 per hour.


The highest-paying skill to have may be People Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $14.74 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Carquest Auto Parts is Customer Service; the greater part of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to know Customer Relations, Inventory Management, and Inventory Control.


At Carquest Auto Parts, there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Carquest Auto Parts gives paid vacation to a third of workers and paid sick leave to one in four survey participants. The larger part of survey participants take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Carquest Auto Parts sponsors. For a little over a half of workers, benefits include health insurance, and nearly one-half get dental coverage, too. Privileges also include a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Carquest Auto Parts


13 %
87 %
Hourly Rate
Hourly Rate
$8 - $14
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
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