How Much Do Parts Salespersons Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Parts Salespersons

Parts Salespersons sell spare and replacement parts and equipment in repair shop or parts store.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$36350 per year
Hourly wage
$17 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$21,170 to $25,970 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$10 to $12 per hour

Entry-level Parts Salespersons with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $21,170 to $25,970 per year or $10 to $12 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Parts Salespersons to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $28 $57,620
Senior (Top 25%) $21 $43,120
Middle (Mid 50%) $16 $32,460
Junior (Bottom 25%) $12 $25,970
No experience (Bottom 10%) $10 $21,170

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
AK $22 $46,270
ND $21 $43,630
NJ $21 $43,170
CO $20 $42,200
MA $20 $41,920
NY $20 $41,370
WA $20 $40,760
IL $19 $40,540
HI $19 $40,180
VI $19 $40,120

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Parts Salesperson is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like AK doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at AK might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Parts Salespersons are in the states of AK, ND, NJ, CO and MA.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Local Government $47970 $23.06
Utility System Construction $47270 $22.73
Machinery Manufacturing $46340 $22.28
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing $44460 $21.38
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers $44350 $21.32
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing $44090 $21.20
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers $43690 $21.00
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Repair and Maintenance $43590 $20.96
Support Activities for Air Transportation $43340 $20.84
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers $43220 $20.78
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing $43140 $20.74
Automotive Repair and Maintenance $42380 $20.38
Rental and Leasing Services $42300 $20.34
Management of Companies and Enterprises $41790 $20.09
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers $41570 $19.99
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing $41550 $19.98
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing $41550 $19.97
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods $41540 $19.97
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods $41340 $19.88
Other Specialty Trade Contractors $41280 $19.85
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing $41200 $19.81
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance $41190 $19.80
Automobile Dealers $41010 $19.72
Truck Transportation $40440 $19.44
Nonresidential Building Construction $40410 $19.43
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses $40040 $19.25
Building Equipment Contractors $39930 $19.20
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing $39410 $18.95
Electronics and Appliance Stores $39140 $18.82
Building Material and Supplies Dealers $38970 $18.74

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