A Parts Advisor earns an average salary of $30,775 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$20,591 - $54,563
$21K
$31K
$55K
MEDIAN: $30,775
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50%
90%

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$9.79 - $18.36
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $12.60
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$20,591 - $54,563  
   
Bonus
$405.47 - $17,754  
Profit Sharing
$4,800  
Commission
$1.20 - $26,425  
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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$21,968 - $51,549  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 202
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.79 - $18.36  
   
Overtime
$13.62 - $28.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$405.47 - $17,754  
   
Commission
$1.20 - $26,425  
Profit Sharing
$4,800  
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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$21,968 - $51,549  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 176

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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

  • Purchase equipment parts or supplies in order to maintain stock levels.
  • Maintain documentation of requisitions and records of inventory.
  • Monitor and verify the delivery of parts, and conduct an inspection to ensure quality.

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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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Key Stats for Parts Advisor

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.
042
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Parts Advisor Salaries




National Average
$33,000


Skills That Affect Parts Advisor Salaries


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National Average
$33,000


Inventory Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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