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Average Salary for Carquest Auto Parts Employees

Operating out of Raleigh, North Carolina, Carquest Auto Parts employs talent in positions ranging from Retail Store Manager to Store Manager. Employees at Carquest Auto Parts make $33K per year on average. At Carquest Auto Parts, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your experience level — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your role at the company and geography each factor into the equation as well. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

How This Employer Pays

Carquest Auto Parts typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Carquest Auto Parts
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Retail Store Manager (4)
$27,155 - $57,243  
[-]Retail Store Manager (4)
Salary$27,773 - $50,869  
Bonus$455.60 - $7,801  
Total Pay$27,155 - $57,243  
[+]Parts Counterman (3)
$16,923 - $40,123  
[+]Parts Counterman (3)
Total Pay$16,923 - $40,123  
[+]Delivery Driver (3)
$15,501 - $47,617  
[+]Delivery Driver (3)
Total Pay$15,501 - $47,617  
[+]Parts Manager (2)
$29,479 - $82,624  
[+]Parts Manager (2)
Commission$2,158 - $29,455  
Total Pay$29,479 - $82,624  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make approximately $45K. A tenure of five to ten years results in average pay of $38K. To sum up, the greater portion of employees here (41 percent) have worked in their field for 10-19 years and now make around $40K annually.


Earning about $37K on average, Retail Store Managers receive the most money, followed by Store Managers ($36K).


U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of North Carolina; salaries there average to $45K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Being an Automotive Service Exellence - Parts Specialist certainly has its perks — salaries approach $36K and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Carquest Auto Parts provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in about $42K annually.


Employees who count Budget Management among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $50K. Inventory Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; more than a third of employees surveyed report using it at work. Sales Management, Customer Service, and Operations Management were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

31 percent have paid vacation, and only about one in seven workers can take paid time off for illness. A fair portion of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). At Carquest Auto Parts, over one-half of workers have health insurance, and a little over a half of workers have dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance, a stock purchase plan, and a subsidized cell phone.

Key Stats

16 %
84 %
$28,198 - $44,050
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

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