Salary for Parts Salespersons

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Also known as:  Appliance Parts Counter Clerk, Auto Parts Salesperson, Electronic Parts Salesperson, Parts Clerk, Parts Counter Clerk helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

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 earns salaries somewhere between $21,170 to $57,620 depending on experience and talent. usually get an average wage of thirty-six thousand three hundred and fifty dollars every year.

can get the highest pay in Alaska, where they receive compensation, on average, of approximately $46,270. People holding these jobs receive the highest salary in Public Administration, where they earn an average pay rate of $47,970.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 28.72 percent nationwide in that time.


Parts Salespersons tend to make the most in the following industries:

Public Administration
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
Wholesale Trade
Other Services (except Public Administration)

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Accommodation and Food Services
Retail Trade
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation