Average Parts Specialist Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Parts Specialist is $13.58.
MEDIAN $13.58
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Hourly Rate
$9 - $20
$103 - $6,984
Profit Sharing
$350 - $6,000
$1 - $15,170
Total Pay
$20,129 - $50,349

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Job Description for Parts Specialist

Parts Specialist 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.
The top respondents for the job title Parts Specialist are from the companies O'Reilly's, Advance Auto Parts, Inc. and O'Reilly Auto Parts, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Pengate where the average pay is $18.38. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Camping World Rv Sales and Napa Auto Parts Company, earning around $15.14 and $13.30, respectively. O'Reilly Auto Parts, Inc. pays the lowest at around $9.57. O'Reilly's and AutoZone, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $9.77 and $10.63, respectively.

Career Paths

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Parts Specialist
Parts Manager
Parts Counterman
Automobile Service Advisor
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Parts Specialist

Skills in Inventory Management, Order Inventory and Purchasing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales and Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Parts Specialist

An entry-level Parts Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.31 based on 38 salaries. An early career Parts Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.21 based on 528 salaries. A mid-career Parts Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.36 based on 239 salaries. An experienced Parts Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.45 based on 280 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $16.
Employees with Parts Specialist in their job title in Indianapolis, Indiana earn an average of 38.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in York, Pennsylvania (35.3% more) and Seattle, Washington (19.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (4.3% less) and New York, New York (2.6% less).

Years of Experience

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