Average Hourly Rate for Carquest Auto Parts Employees

Operating out of Raleigh, N.C., Carquest Auto Parts employs talent in positions ranging from Parts Counterman to Delivery Driver. Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $16.50), people who work for Carquest Auto Parts earn a median wage of $11.57 per hour. Though your role at the company is an influential salary factor for those at Carquest Auto Parts, how long you've been working turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Raleigh, North Carolina 


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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.

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Key Stats for Carquest Auto Parts


13 %
88 %
Hourly Rate
Hourly Rate
$8 - $14

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
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