A Parts Advisor earns an average salary of $30,240 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Parts Advisor Total Pay (?
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$18,927 - $48,589
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MEDIAN: $30,239
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Parts Advisor Total Pay (?
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$8.92 - $17.91
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$18,927 - $48,589  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,094  
Commission
$494.93 - $23,868  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,366 - $50,177  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 283
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.92 - $17.91  
   
Overtime
$12.94 - $25.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,094  
   
Commission
$494.93 - $23,868  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,366 - $50,177  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 283
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Job Description for Parts Advisor
Parts advisors provide guidance on specific parts of automobiles. Almost every auto dealership has a parts advisor, and most chain-style automotive service company hire for this position as well. The important part of a potential employee’s credentials is their knowledge of cars and what makes them work. This type of knowledge is generally learned through many years working on and around cars, so previous experience in the automotive industry is critical. In addition, if applying for a job at a particular brand dealership, strong knowledge of that brand is usually a requirement as well.
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Parts Advisor Tasks
  • Monitor and verify the delivery of parts, and conduct an inspection to ensure quality.
  • Maintain documentation of requisitions and records of inventory.
  • Purchase equipment parts or supplies in order to maintain stock levels.
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Pay by Experience Level for Parts Advisor
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Parts Advisor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%
Late-Career
up arrow 8%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$33,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Parts Advisor Salaries

National Average
$33,000
Inventory Control
up arrow 4%
Inventory Management
up arrow 7%
up arrow 9%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
13%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 38%
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