The average salary for a Parts Manager is $46,280 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Sales, Operations Management, and Customer Relations.

$29,617 - $73,162
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MEDIAN: $46,280
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$10.20 - $19.94
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,617 - $73,162  
   
Bonus
$499.49 - $16,219  
Profit Sharing
$1,027 - $29,746  
Commission
$0.00 - $40,409  
Total Pay (?
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$24,430 - $73,153  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,489
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.20 - $19.94  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.25  
Overtime
$15.11 - $30.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$499.49 - $16,219  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $40,409  
Profit Sharing
$1,027 - $29,746  
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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$24,430 - $73,153  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,033

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Job Description for Parts Manager

A parts manager oversees the parts department in settings such as vehicle service departments, car dealerships and retail stores. Duties performed by parts managers include monitoring purchasing trends, managing inventory and reordering parts as needed; at all times, they must ensure that inventory is sufficiently stocked to meet customer needs and encourage sales. Parts managers must report any issues related to parts to other managers and their supervisors as needed, as well as resolve any problems such as low inventory or overstock in a prompt manner.

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Parts Manager Tasks

  • Maintain the supply of replacement parts using a computerized system.
  • Handle customer requests and complaints.
  • Analyze sales, expenses and inventory each month to maintain profit goals.
  • Sell spare and replacement parts and equipment in repair shop or parts store.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,677

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Q: What is it like working as a Parts Manager?

Parts Manager in New Brighton:
"Busy."
Pros: Dealing with vendors and technicians. I love dealing with customers and making people happy. I enjoy keeping inventory up to date and accurate.
Cons: Can be overwhelming. Expected to perform parts and service work day to day. Too much responsibility and not enough pay.

Parts Manager in Pomona:
Pros: Everyday is a challenge. There is nothing dull about this job. Everyday a truck or trailer will need maintenance. Whether it be an accident, poor maintenance, or wear and tear. Troubleshooting the problem can be easy and sometimes difficult. No matter what finding the right name of a part at first was hard, but when it becomes repeatedly, you start feeling more like a specialist because you know what your ordering. Keeping a good memory and knowing how to keep cost low is a major key in making a company grow.
Cons: The workload alone can be stressful to a point where you want to just throw up your hands and scream. Especially when you need a part right away and no one has it in stock, they are short delivery runners, we are short runners. Best thing to do just go pick up the part yourself. It will get you away for a bit and by the time your back your in a good mood again.

Parts Manager in Eagan:
"Busy, Busy, Busy!"
Pros: I'm challenged on a daily basis with new tasks I have to teach myself and rarely but sometimes rewarded with a "thank you."
Cons: No breaks, high demand for productivity and VERY little pay. No recognition. Managers very unprofessional. Much illegal and immoral activity in the company, when reported, goes unaddressed. Those who report are punished and often constructively discharged. Laziness of technicians is condoned, if they are liked by their peers. Unpopular employees are heavily critiqued and reprimanded for things that they are not guilty of. Whole company overall, including the parts department is extremely disorganized, though I am helping to organize the one I am in charge of now.

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Key Stats for Parts Manager

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 377 votes.
028
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Parts Manager Salaries



National Average
$42,000



Skills That Affect Parts Manager Salaries

Sales
up arrow 22%

Operations Management
up arrow 15%

Customer Relations
up arrow 10%


People Management
up arrow 6%


Inventory Management
0%

Inventory Control
0%

National Average
$42,000




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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 377 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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