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Parts Manager Salary

A Parts Manager earns an average salary of $44,234 per year. A skill in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is associated with high pay for this job.
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$10.17 - $19.81
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$26,824 - $70,334  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,454  
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $10,101  
Commission
$0.00 - $30,568  
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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$25,406 - $72,484  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,824
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.17 - $19.81  
   
Overtime
$14.42 - $29.51  
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,454  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $30,568  
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $10,101  
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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$25,406 - $72,484  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 840
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Job Description for Parts Manager

The role of a parts manager involves keeping a parts department running smoothly by maintaining inventory of spare parts, tracking purchase trends to ensure that adequate inventory is met and planning part inventory needs, reordering parts that are low on stock to ensure that they get restocked in a timely manner, and working with the public as needed to meet demands and achieve satisfaction. An important role of the parts manager is to make sure that business is profitable, and this is achieved by looking at part sales, expenses and how much inventory is being kept in order to make sure that profitability goals are being met. The parts manager does this by figuring out which parts are in high demand in order to keep a consistent stream of revenue and keep inventory well stocked to ensure customer loyalty and quick turnaround time. The parts manager typically works indoors in a repair facility, maintaining the availability of parts to the workers, or may work in an parts store serving the public directly. A parts manager may work with repair technicians to provide parts in a timely manner to keep business running smoothly, and will communicate with supervisors or management about critical parts issues, such as shortages or customer satisfaction or safety concerns. The parts manager may work with the general public in ordering parts and answering questions about parts' availability or other concerns. The parts manager supervises parts clerks, making sure that they perform their tasks correctly and serve the customer well. A parts manager position does not usually require a college degree, though a high school diploma or equivalent, along with relevant work and management experience, is typical. The parts manager can expect to keep work hours that coincide with the operating hours of the business they serve. On a typical day, parts managers work to keep all aspects of the flow of parts running smoothly.


Parts Manager Tasks

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

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What is it like working as a Parts Manager?

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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Experience Affects Parts Manager Salaries



National Average
$42,000



Skills That Affect Parts Manager Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 14%

Customer Relations
up arrow 9%


People Management
up arrow 5%

Purchasing
up arrow 4%

Inventory Management
up arrow 3%

Sales Management
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

National Average
$42,000

Order Inventory
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 410 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 31%