Parts Counterman Salary

Parts Countermans in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $12.54 per hour. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $7K and $10K, respectively — total cash payment to Parts Countermans can bottom out near $21K or peak near $47K depending on individual performance. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is geographic location, followed by the company and experience level. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, more than a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than half and dental insurance is reported by more than two-fifths. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$20,965 - $51,007

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$9.13 - $18.07

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$20,965 - $51,007  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,248  
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $9,863  
Commission
$0.00 - $20,291  
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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$20,694 - $47,245  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 352
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.13 - $18.07  
   
Overtime
$13.45 - $26.33  
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
$0.00 - $7,248  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $20,291  
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $9,863  
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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$20,694 - $47,245  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 788
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Job Description for Parts Counterman

A parts counterman typically works in an automotive or hardware retail store. They are the "middle man" between the parts technicians and the customers.

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Parts Counterman 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.

Common Career Paths for Parts Counterman


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Advancing into a Parts Manager role seems to be a popular career move for Parts Countermans, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $41K per year. Becoming a Parts Specialist or an Automotive Customer Service Consultant & Parts Technician is a common transition from a Parts Counterman role.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Parts Counterman


Parts Countermans fill the offices of leading firms Napa Auto Parts Company, Carquest Auto Parts, Toyota Dealership, Honda Dealership, and Advance Auto Parts, Inc. Honda Dealership leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $35K.

Popular Skills for Parts Counterman


Parts Countermans note just a narrow range of job skills. Most notably, skills in Order Inventory, Inventory Management, Sales, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. It is often found that people who know Customer Service are also skilled in Inventory Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Parts Counterman

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $27K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $32K. Parts Countermans claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $35K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $36K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Parts Counterman Salaries




National Average
$31,000


Skills That Affect Parts Counterman Salaries

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National Average
$31,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 197 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 35%
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