Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $12.00 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (39 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $9.82 per hour.
Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Colorado, where they average to $14.55 per hour.
Parts Specialists are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $10.88 per hour; Parts Countermans and Delivery Drivers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $10.13 and approximately $9.98, respectively.
Certifications and Degrees
OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $14.70 per hour. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Carquest Auto Parts awards $36.75 to these degree-holders.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be People Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $14.74 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at Carquest Auto Parts is Customer Service, with the greater part considering it a key competency. Many workers are also familiar with Inventory Management, Inventory Control, and Customer Relations.
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
Paid time off is hard to come by at Carquest Auto Parts; the company rewards only 36 percent with paid vacation time and only a quarter of workers with sick leave. A solid majority of survey participants take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Carquest Auto Parts sponsors. At Carquest Auto Parts, roughly two in five workers have health insurance, and about two in five workers have dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment.