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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Parts Salesperson Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,090
25th Percentile Wage
$22,660
50th Percentile Wage
$29,780
75th Percentile Wage
$39,890
90th Percentile Wage
$52,430

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 $52,430. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $29,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,090. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 174% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of parts salespersons from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201629,7800.44%0.77%
201529,6500.71%-
201429,4400.00%-
201329,440-0.37%-
201229,550--

Table 2. Parts Salesperson Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of parts salespersons in 12 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 real estate and rental and leasing sector with an annual salary $37,960. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $27,610).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$37,960
Wholesale Trade
$36,330
Federal, State, and Local Government
$36,240
Manufacturing
$36,130
Construction
$35,540
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$35,210
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$35,030
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$34,780
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$30,130
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$28,180
Transportation and Warehousing
$27,990
Retail Trade
$27,610

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 $18,560 to $38,240. The highest paying state for parts salespersons is Alaska with a median annual salary of $38,240. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,560. For more salary information of parts salespersons profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Alaska
$38,240
North Dakota
$37,890
Wyoming
$36,440
Nebraska
$35,880
Connecticut
$35,260
Massachusetts
$35,090
Hawaii
$34,170
Nevada
$34,070
Maryland
$33,550
South Dakota
$33,350
Iowa
$33,220
Vermont
$33,050
Oregon
$32,780
Rhode Island
$32,470
Wisconsin
$32,370
Utah
$32,240
New York
$31,690
Michigan
$31,680
Maine
$31,420
Washington
$31,410
Delaware
$31,260
Pennsylvania
$31,180
Colorado
$31,000
Minnesota
$30,970
New Jersey
$30,310
New Hampshire
$30,280
Kansas
$30,110
California
$29,990
North Carolina
$29,460
Virginia
$29,240
Illinois
$29,200
Montana
$29,090
Indiana
$28,840
Tennessee
$28,780
Idaho
$28,750
Oklahoma
$28,290
Missouri
$28,270
Georgia
$28,050
Alabama
$27,940
Texas
$27,920
Arizona
$27,700
Louisiana
$27,680
Ohio
$27,650
Florida
$27,110
New Mexico
$27,030
Mississippi
$27,000
South Carolina
$26,950
Kentucky
$26,210
West Virginia
$24,860
Arkansas
$24,430
Guam
$19,430
Puerto Rico
$18,560


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