A Parts Advisor earns an average salary of $30,628 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$20,842 - $51,379
(Median)
$21K
$31K
$51K
MEDIAN: $30,627
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50%
90%

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$9.81 - $17.64
(Median)
$9
$12
$18
MEDIAN: $12.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$20,842 - $51,379  
   
Bonus
$507 - $17,754  
Profit Sharing
$4,800  
Commission
$0.38 - $25,932  
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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$22,026 - $50,608  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 192
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.81 - $17.64  
   
Overtime
$13.65 - $26.54  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$507 - $17,754  
   
Commission
$0.38 - $25,932  
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).
)
$22,026 - $50,608  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 178
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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




National Average
$32,000


Skills That Affect Parts Advisor Salaries

Inventory Control
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Sales
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National Average
$32,000

Customer Service
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Inventory Management
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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