Entry-Level Parts Counterman Salary

Earnings for Entry-Level Parts Countermans come in at around $12.30 per hour on average. Geography and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health benefits are not claimed by all — more than a third lack any form of coverage — but a majority have medical insurance, and more than two-fifths have dental, too. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$16,619 - $44,073
$17K
$30K
$44K
MEDIAN: $29,998
10%
50%
90%

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$9.33 - $17.43
$9
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $12.46
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$0$44K
Salary $16,619 - $44,073
Bonus $100.00 - $9,197
Profit Sharing $1,850
Commission $0.00 - $18,129
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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$20,417 - $41,508
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 160
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $9.33 - $17.43
Hourly Tips $1.00
Overtime $13.50 - $25.12
Annual Data $0$41K
Bonus $100.00 - $9,197
Commission $0.00 - $18,129
Profit Sharing $1,850
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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$20,417 - $41,508
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 461

Parts Counterman Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Parts Counterman


Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $29,440

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Parts Countermans in Houston enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 7 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Parts Countermans will also find cushy salaries in Columbus (+7 percent) and Portland (+6 percent). The lowest-paying market is Pittsburgh, which sits 26 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay.

Parts Counterman Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Parts Counterman in Madison:
"Tips."
Don't be afraid to go after new ideas. Brick and Motar ideas no longer work. Go after it.

Parts Counterman in Orlando:
"That the pay would not decrease."
Get in writing that the pay you receive in the beginning is the bottom pay you will receive if there is no room for increase....I went from a bottom yearly pay of 44k with commission from tech hrs and 1.7perc to making 17 dollars an hr with .5 percent on gross sales lost a 1000.00 dollars a month in my pay.......make sure the pay is clear and not foggy....new car dealers will lie to you...and put you in the boat I'm in with lost income..and they do not care....period.....and I'm still there looking to move on to something better...

Parts Counterman in Fountain Valley:
"Limited room for advancement."
Must know how to look up, order, and use the cataloging systems from multiple RV manufacturers. You must be aware of all the policies and procedures of said manufacturers, most importantly warranty policy for each. Mistakes in this area can be extremely costly to a company. As well as knowing manufacturer warranty and policy, you must also know individual appliance and luxury accessory component warranties carried by the great number of individual components. Along with the numerous individual coach builders and their different warranties etc., you must also know the warranties, and performance characteristics of the numerous drive train/chassis builders, (ie Ford, Freightliner, Workhorse etc.) Must know all gas and diesel automotive systems. This Includes drive train, suspension, electrical, fuel systems, on board 12v power generators, etc. Must also know residential constuction processes, 110 volt electrical, septic, plumbing, tile, woodworking, structural, satellite.

Parts Counterman in Howell:
"Market changes."
Prepare for market changes.

Key Stats for Parts Counterman

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 121 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
17%

Skills That Affect Parts Counterman Salaries

Order Inventory
▼0%

National Average
$29,000

Customer Service
▼2%

Sales
▼2%

Inventory Management
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 121 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 37%