Training Requirements for Parts Salespersons

Parts salespersons need no formal educational credential and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Parts salespersons
Percent
Less than High School 9.4
High School 46.8
Some College 27.5
Associates Degree 10.4
Bachelors Degree 4.9
Masters Degree 0.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.4

Employment Outlook for Parts Salespersons

This represents about 234,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 16,000 more parts salespersons but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 68,000 more.

Typical Income for Parts Salespersons

Hourly Income

On average,parts salespersons make $15.97 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Parts salespersons $9.18 $10.89 $14.32 $19.18 $25.21
Sales and related occupations $8.72 $9.72 $12.78 $22.23 $37.65
Retail sales workers $8.43 $9.14 $10.37 $12.98 $18.11
Counter and rental clerks and parts salespersons $8.92 $10.10 $12.99 $17.62 $23.68
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, parts salespersons make $33,220 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Parts salespersons $19,090 $22,660 $29,780 $39,890 $52,430
Sales and related occupations $18,150 $20,210 $26,590 $46,230 $78,300
Retail sales workers $17,530 $19,010 $21,570 $27,000 $37,670
Counter and rental clerks and parts salespersons $18,560 $21,010 $27,030 $36,650 $49,240
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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