Vehicle or parts salesperson/adviser
- Orders new supplies, arranges storage and updates stock records.
- Organises delivery of parts and handles payment.
- Obtains parts from store or orders from suppliers.
- Receives orders for parts by phone, email or in person and checks availability on stock record.
- Updates stock record, orders new vehicles from manufacturer, buys in used cars.
- Carries out pre-delivery inspection and formal hand-over of vehicle to customer.
- Negotiates sale price including any ‘trade-in’ and extra accessories, works out finance arrangements and completes sales paperwork.
- Discusses customer.
Typical Education Level
Level 3 NVQ; A Levels
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, 16% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers
*This is based on national data
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for vehicle or parts salesperson/adviser is £16,595
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 1,439. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, jobs have been posted for vehicle or parts salesperson/adviser roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £16,595 per year. That is about £1,383 per month or £8.51 per hour. New workers generally start on £15,896, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £38,979
Is it growing or declining?
This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 1,439 people are employed in the region.