Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $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 $9.48 per hour on average.
By state, Carquest Auto Parts pays its Colorado employees the most; the pay rate there is around $14.55 per hour.
Earning $10.88 per hour on average, Parts Specialists receive the most money, followed by Delivery Drivers ($9.98) and Parts Countermans (approximately $9.17).
Certifications and Degrees
OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $14.70 per hour. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in approximately $36.75 per hour.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be People Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $14.74 per hour. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; the greater part of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other skills in demand are Inventory Management, Inventory Control, and Sales.
Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
36 percent receive paid vacation, and only one in four survey participants get sick leave. To plan for old age, a solid majority of employees maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. For about one-half, benefits include health insurance, and close to two-fifths of workers get dental coverage, too. Privileges also include a casual working environment.