Advance Auto Parts
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Joining Advance Auto Parts - Employee Onboarding

Employee Sentiment

The prevailing opinion from employees about joining Advance Auto Parts is that the company was somewhat prepared on their first day. Advance Auto Parts employees concluded that their overall onboarding experience was positive. 55% said their direct manager was helpful with their acclimation during the first 90 days. First impressions are important, and how prepared a company is on your first day leaves a lasting impression.

Did you have a positive onboarding experience when you were hired at your current company?
Very Prepared
0%
Prepared
20%
Somewhat Prepared
70%
Unprepared
0%
Very Unprepared
10%
How prepared was your company on your first day of onboarding?
Was your direct manager helpful with your onboarding during your first 90 days?
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Meet Your Managers

Your direct manager highly affects your experience at a company; overall managers at Advance Auto Parts are rated a D+. At Advance Auto Parts most employees said they received feedback never or every week. 50% of employees also said they felt comfortable giving their managers feedback. Learn More about your managers at Advance Auto Parts.

Every week
29%
Once a month
6%
Once a quarter
18%
Once a year
0%
Never
47%
How often do you get valuable feedback on how to improve at work?
Does your boss expect you to work when you're on vacation?
Do you feel comfortable giving your boss negative feedback?
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Negotiate Salary

If you think you and your skill set should be valued higher than your offer, negotiate your salary! 44% of employees at Advance Auto Parts said they negotiated their salaries. On average, Advance Auto Parts employees earn $130,148. Learn More about Salaries at Advance Auto Parts.

Average Salaries at Advance Auto Parts by Department
$141k*
Engineering
$164k*
Product
$126k*
Design
$109k*
Marketing
$103k*
Operations
$62k*
Admin
$158k*
Business Dev
$90k*
Finance
$236k*
Communications
$70k*
Customer Support
$125k*
HR
$112k*
IT
$158k*
Legal
$150k*
Sales

* Estimated salaries Estimated salaries are based on data provided anonymously by employees and/or estimated by other statistical methods.

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Get Acclimated

Now that you’ve joined Advance Auto Parts, get acclimated. Is lunch a social time or do people sit at their desks? At Advance Auto Parts the most common answer selected by employees is a 30 minutes break. Understand your coworkers and why they’ve chosen to stay at Advance Auto Parts, many employees say it’s because of the comfort & familiarity.

Company Mission
0%
Comp & Benefits
21%
Co-Workers
29%
Comfort & Familiarity
50%
Career Advancement Opportunities
0%
What's the main reason you stay at your current company?
>1 hour
0%
1 hour
13%
45 minutes
12%
30 minutes
50%
I eat at my desk
25%
How long do you take for lunch breaks?
Multiple times a week
10%
Once a week
10%
Once a month
0%
Once a quarter
30%
Never
50%
How often do you socialize with team members outside of work?
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Professional Development

29% of employees feel as though Advance Auto Parts is beneficial to their continuous career growth, and 28% said they had a mentor at the office. Learn More about Professional Development at Advance Auto Parts.

Do you have a mentor at work?
Does your current company provide you meaningful opportunities for career advancement?
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