Salary for Parts Salespersons

Also known as:  Appliance Parts Counter Clerk, Auto Parts Salesperson, Electronic Parts Salesperson, Parts Clerk, Parts Counter Clerk helps agriculture and food professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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A parts salesperson specializes in helping customers pick and purchase spare and replacement parts in a store or repair shop. They have superior customer service skills and are able to answer customer inquiries by telephone as well as in person. Additionally, they are able to fill orders for specific parts or order needed parts that are out of stock in a timely manner. They helpfully advise customers as to alternative parts when replacements are unavailable and follow a detailed storage system when receiving and stocking new parts. They remain on the lookout for new products to market to clients and examine returned parts for defects and flaws. A high school diploma is required for employment in this professional post.

A Parts Salesperson will usually earn wages ranging from 24000 and 36000 based on experience. Parts Salespersons receive an average pay level of Thirty One Thousand Four Hundred dollars annually.

Parts Salespersons can obtain the highest pay in Connecticut, where they can receive average pay of close to $35620. People in this category of job can make the most money in Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation, where they earn normal pay levels of $42110.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 11.12 percent nationwide in that time.
Parts Salespersons tend to make the most in the following industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $42,110
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $37,770
Public Administration $36,610
Management of Companies and Enterprises $36,370
Other Services (except Public Administration) $34,530
Wholesale Trade $33,830
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $26,060
Transportation and Warehousing $30,270
Retail Trade $30,310
Construction $30,690
Manufacturing $32,960
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $33,420