Advance Auto Parts Reviews

Updated Jul 8, 2020

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3.2
50%
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Advance Auto Parts CEO Thomas Greco
Thomas Greco
460 Ratings
Pros
  • "you learn a lot about cars and what parts go wrong the most(in 132 reviews)

  • "Good people, never board, ever changing(in 68 reviews)

Cons
  • "Upper management has morphed in the past few years into one that values WHO makes the decisions over making the RIGHT decisions(in 177 reviews)

  • "no benefits for part time employees(in 83 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Advance Auto"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Salesperson in Decherd, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Advance Auto Parts part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    It’s a simple but complicated environment

    Cons

    Pay and hours are fairly low

  2. "Beats the competetion"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Advance Auto Parts full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    A sense of pride and inclusion. Of the competition out there, Advance really is the leader of the industry when it comes to quality and service.

    Cons

    This company is scared to lead the way, and often makes decisions based on the competition to follow instead of lead. This has been a progressive downfall for AAP, they often choose profits over people.

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  3. "overall good"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Shift Leader/RSS 

    I worked at Advance Auto Parts full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    gain a familiarity with a vast spread of automotive tech

    Cons

    nothing surprising, automotive flavored retail

  4. "Great company to work for"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Harrisonburg, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Advance Auto Parts part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    flexible scheduling and overall great store level management

    Cons

    raises do not come often nor are they substantial, upper level management doesn't seem to want to get to know employees

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  5. "okay"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Auto Parts Sales in Dawsonville, GA

    I have been working at Advance Auto Parts part-time

    Pros

    working and learning auto parts flexible hours for school

    Cons

    slow systems, management technology illiterate, no chance at compensation for sales discount worse than most commercial accounts or discount you can get on website as a normal customer, not enough people hired so you have to cover multiple jobs other than parts sales

  6. "Greatest Company to Work Fo"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Advance Auto Parts full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Embraces Diversity. Constantly innovating. Building a culture of Family.

    Cons

    The organization is going through major renovations which can be challenging.

  7. "great place to start"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Advance Auto Parts full-time

    Pros

    good working environment and friendly

    Cons

    some lazy coworkers not motivated

  8. "Decent starter job or part time"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier 

    I worked at Advance Auto Parts part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    20% discount on anything you buy

    Cons

    Limited weekends off.. low pay.. no system in place for unexpected days off, u have to hope someone cover your shift... no benefits for part time employees

  9. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - RPP in Gainesville, FL
    Recommends

    I worked at Advance Auto Parts full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great chances to move up.

    Cons

    None that i can think of

  10. "GOOD COMPANY"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate 

    I worked at Advance Auto Parts part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    good company to work and grow professionally, good people and culture.

    Cons

    pay is not very good, but you can step up in positions fast.

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