The average hourly pay for a Parts Counterman is $14.38.
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What Do Parts Countermen Do?
A parts counterman typically works in an automotive or hardware retail store. They are the "middle man" between the parts technicians and the customers.
They assist customers over the phone, fulfilling requests and orders for parts; if the part is not in stock, they must advise the customer if there is another suitable replacement and alert the customer when the order comes in.
If a customer returns a defective part, they must identify the defect and either exchange it for a new part or retur…Read more
Parts Counterman 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.
Job Satisfaction for Parts Counterman
Popular Employer Salaries for Parts Counterman
The top respondents for the job title Parts Counterman are from the companies Napa Auto Parts Company, Advance Auto Parts, Inc. and O'Reilly's. Reported salaries are highest at United Refrigeration, Inc. where the average pay is $16.11. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Genuine Parts Company and Napa Auto Parts Company, earning around $12.90 and $12.61, respectively. AutoZone, Inc. pays the lowest at around $10.07. O'Reilly's and O'Reilly Auto Parts, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $10.24 and $11.62, respectively.
Parts Counterman Job Listings
What Are Popular Skills for Parts Countermen?
Skills in Customer Service, Inventory Management, Order Inventory and Inside Sales are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Parts Countermen?
An entry-level Parts Counterman with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.13 based on 51 salaries. An early career Parts Counterman with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.31 based on 725 salaries. A mid-career Parts Counterman with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.64 based on 472 salaries. An experienced Parts Counterman with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.43 based on 443 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $16.
Pay Difference by Location
Employees with Parts Counterman in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 50.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (14.7% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (12.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (10.2% less).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 2,129 survey responses.