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Occupation Profile for Parts Salespersons

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

 
 
 

 
 
Overview
$27,430.00 Median Annual Wage 3,000 Average Job Openings Per Year
4.7 Average Unemployment Percentage 59.0 Percentage That Completed High School
238,000 Employment Numbers in 2006 35.1 Percentage That Had Some College
233,000 Employment Numbers in 2016 (est.) 5.9 Percentage That Went Beyond College Degree

Sample Job Titles
Appliance Parts Counter Clerk
Auto Parts Clerk
Auto Parts Counterperson
Auto Parts Salesman
Counter Clerk
Counter Clerk, Parts
Counter Sales Person
Merchandising Assistant
Outside Parts Salesman
Outside Salesman
Parts Advisor
Parts Back Counter Man
Parts Clerk
Parts Consultant
Parts Counter Sales Person
Parts Counter Salesman
Parts Counterman
Parts Counterperson
Parts Manager
Parts Person
Parts Salesman
Parts Salesperson
Parts Specialist
Parts Technician
Sales Assistant
Sales Specialist
Wholesale Parts Salesperson

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Knowledge
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • Medicine and Dentistry — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
  • Physics — Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
Skills
  • Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Abilities
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Stamina — The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath.
  • Explosive Strength — The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Hearing Sensitivity — The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
Tasks
  • Core — Take inventory of stock.
  • Core — Advise customers on substitution or modification of parts when identical replacements are not available.
  • Core — Examine returned parts for defects, and exchange defective parts or refund money.
  • Core — Mark and store parts in stockrooms according to prearranged systems.
  • Core — Discuss use and features of various parts, based on knowledge of machines or equipment.
Activities
  • Monitoring and Controlling Resources — Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.
  • Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates — Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Assisting and Caring for Others — Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
  • Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment — Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
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