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Parts Salesperson Salary Information

The salary statistics of parts salespersons are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of parts salespersons within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The parts salespersons annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Parts Salesperson Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,190
25th Percentile Wage
$22,830
50th Percentile Wage
$29,380
75th Percentile Wage
$39,190
90th Percentile Wage
$52,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for parts salespersons. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) parts salespersons is $52,330. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $29,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,190. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 172% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of parts salespersons from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$29,380
-1.36% -0.58%
2016
$29,780
0.44% -
2015
$29,650
0.71% -
2014
$29,440
0.00% -
2013
$29,440
-0.37% -
2012
$29,550
- -

Table 2. Parts Salesperson Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of parts salespersons in 13 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for parts salespersons occupations is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector with an annual salary $39,850. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $26,490).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$39,850
Mining
$37,010
Federal, State, and Local Government
$36,870
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$36,760
Manufacturing
$36,520
Wholesale Trade
$36,350
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$35,210
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$35,030
Construction
$32,570
Transportation and Warehousing
$30,840
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$29,730
Retail Trade
$27,270
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$26,490

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Parts Salespersons by States

From the above tables we note that not only parts salespersons salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of parts salespersons in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,020 to $38,920. The highest paying state for parts salespersons is Alaska with a median annual salary of $38,920. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,020. For more salary information of parts salespersons profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Alaska
$38,920
North Dakota
$37,620
Hawaii
$35,700
Connecticut
$35,350
Nebraska
$35,140
Wyoming
$34,990
Rhode Island
$34,820
Vermont
$34,740
Iowa
$34,680
Colorado
$33,770
Massachusetts
$33,740
Utah
$33,250
Delaware
$32,820
Wisconsin
$32,690
Maryland
$32,690
New York
$32,540
South Dakota
$32,400
Oregon
$32,110
Washington
$31,220
Montana
$30,960
Nevada
$30,890
New Jersey
$30,870
Maine
$30,690
Pennsylvania
$30,530
Minnesota
$30,000
Indiana
$29,940
California
$29,900
New Hampshire
$29,740
North Carolina
$29,730
Kansas
$29,590
Missouri
$29,390
Idaho
$29,380
Tennessee
$29,090
Illinois
$28,790
Michigan
$28,510
Virginia
$28,290
Oklahoma
$28,170
Arizona
$27,970
Louisiana
$27,820
Georgia
$27,790
Virgin Islands
$27,480
Ohio
$27,350
Alabama
$27,350
Texas
$27,120
South Carolina
$26,670
Kentucky
$26,250
Mississippi
$25,640
Florida
$25,630
West Virginia
$25,210
New Mexico
$25,010
Arkansas
$24,180
Guam
$19,380
Puerto Rico
$18,020



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