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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

41-2022 Parts Salespersons

Sell spare and replacement parts and equipment in repair shop or parts store.


National estimates for Parts Salespersons
Industry profile for Parts Salespersons
Geographic profile for Parts Salespersons

National estimates for Parts Salespersons:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Parts Salespersons:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
265,130 1.0 % $ 17.75 $ 36,920 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for Parts Salespersons:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 11.03 $ 13.71 $ 16.47 $ 21.80 $ 27.97
Annual Wage (2) $ 22,940 $ 28,530 $ 34,260 $ 45,340 $ 58,180


Industry profile for Parts Salespersons:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Parts Salespersons are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Parts Salespersons, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Parts Salespersons:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 120,110 22.14 $ 14.43 $ 30,020
Automobile Dealers 55,940 4.58 $ 20.64 $ 42,940
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 23,270 3.43 $ 21.79 $ 45,320
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 21,090 6.21 $ 20.56 $ 42,760
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers 11,700 7.16 $ 17.52 $ 36,440

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Parts Salespersons:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 120,110 22.14 $ 14.43 $ 30,020
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers 11,700 7.16 $ 17.52 $ 36,440
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 21,090 6.21 $ 20.56 $ 42,760
Automobile Dealers 55,940 4.58 $ 20.64 $ 42,940
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 23,270 3.43 $ 21.79 $ 45,320

Top paying industries for Parts Salespersons:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Specialty Trade Contractors 40 0.01 $ 29.45 $ 61,260
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 230 0.13 $ 25.90 $ 53,880
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing 90 0.06 $ 25.67 $ 53,390
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing 50 0.05 $ 25.65 $ 53,360
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing 170 0.03 $ 24.11 $ 50,150


Geographic profile for Parts Salespersons:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Parts Salespersons are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Parts Salespersons, see the Create Customized Tables function.



Map of employment of parts salespersons by state, May 2021


States with the highest employment level in Parts Salespersons:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Texas 26,750 2.19 1.16 $ 17.00 $ 35,360
California 26,540 1.61 0.85 $ 19.28 $ 40,100
Florida 14,770 1.72 0.91 $ 16.10 $ 33,480
New York 11,240 1.30 0.69 $ 21.02 $ 43,730
Pennsylvania 10,280 1.84 0.98 $ 16.93 $ 35,210


Map of location quotient of parts salespersons by state, May 2021


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Parts Salespersons:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
North Dakota 1,630 4.12 2.19 $ 21.12 $ 43,930
South Dakota 1,650 3.93 2.09 $ 19.15 $ 39,820
Montana 1,460 3.11 1.65 $ 18.27 $ 37,990
West Virginia 1,980 3.00 1.60 $ 14.66 $ 30,490
Wyoming 760 2.94 1.56 $ 19.70 $ 40,970


Map of annual mean wages of parts salespersons by state, May 2021


Top paying states for Parts Salespersons:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Jersey 5,000 1.30 0.69 $ 22.13 $ 46,030
Massachusetts 4,280 1.26 0.67 $ 21.84 $ 45,430
Hawaii 670 1.22 0.65 $ 21.41 $ 44,540
North Dakota 1,630 4.12 2.19 $ 21.12 $ 43,930
New York 11,240 1.30 0.69 $ 21.02 $ 43,730



Map of employment of parts salespersons by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Parts Salespersons:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 8,660 1.00 0.53 $ 23.24 $ 48,330
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 8,400 1.47 0.78 $ 18.99 $ 39,510
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 7,750 2.16 1.15 $ 17.78 $ 36,970
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 6,410 1.52 0.81 $ 19.51 $ 40,570
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 6,080 2.10 1.12 $ 17.23 $ 35,840
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 5,670 2.19 1.16 $ 17.03 $ 35,410
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 4,060 1.66 0.88 $ 16.93 $ 35,220
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 4,040 1.91 1.02 $ 18.22 $ 37,900
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 3,700 1.26 0.67 $ 19.39 $ 40,320
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 3,610 2.36 1.25 $ 18.50 $ 38,470


Map of location quotient of parts salespersons by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Parts Salespersons:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Odessa, TX 310 4.69 2.49 $ 18.99 $ 39,500
Watertown-Fort Drum, NY 170 4.61 2.45 $ 17.35 $ 36,080
Hammond, LA 200 4.53 2.41 $ 14.51 $ 30,170
Casper, WY 160 4.50 2.39 $ 21.33 $ 44,360
Sioux Falls, SD 670 4.28 2.27 $ 19.92 $ 41,430
Bangor, ME 260 4.22 2.24 $ 19.06 $ 39,640
Dothan, AL 240 4.17 2.22 $ 14.60 $ 30,370
Billings, MT 330 3.97 2.11 $ 19.60 $ 40,770
Goldsboro, NC 160 3.94 2.09 $ 14.60 $ 30,370
Macon, GA 370 3.88 2.06 $ 13.96 $ 29,040