Advance Auto Parts is an American retailer of automotive parts and accessories, founded in 1932. As of 2019, the company operated 3,829 stores in 40 states, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Advance Auto Parts is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina.
In May 2001, Advance Auto Parts acquired the remaining 76% of its then-publicly traded rival AutoZone’s stock that it did not already own.
The company went public again in June 2014 with an initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange.
In October 2016, Advance Auto Parts announced it would be acquiring General Parts International, Inc. (GPI) for $2 billion in cash and stock. The acquisition was completed on January 3, 2017.
How much do Advance Auto employees make?
Advance Auto Parts employees earn an average salary of $45,873 per year, which is slightly below the national average salary for all occupations of $46,547 per year. However, salaries at Advance Auto Parts vary depending on many factors including job title, location and years of experience.