AutoZone Compensation Manager in Memphis, Tennessee

Position Description

AutoZone is the leading retailer and a leading distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories in the United States. Each of AutoZone’s over 5,800 stores carries an extensive product line for cars, sport utility vehicles, vans and light trucks, including new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories, and non-automotive products. Many stores also have a commercial sales program that provides commercial credit and prompt delivery of parts and other products to local, regional and national repair garages, dealers, service stations, and public sector accounts. IMC branches carry an extensive line of original equipment quality import replacement parts. AutoZone also sells the ALLDATA brand diagnostic and repair software through Additionally, we sell automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories, and non-automotive products through, and accessories, performance and replacement parts through, and our commercial customers can make purchases through and Since opening its first store in Forrest City, Ark. on July 4, 1979, the company has joined the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: AZO) and earned a spot in the Fortune 500, with annual revenues greater than $10 billion.

The individual in this position will participate in all aspects of compensation administration, planning and analysis for AutoZone. This position will work cross-functionally in the research, design, implementation, and management of competitive compensation plans and programs designed to support business strategies and objectives. The position's responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Develop salary increase budgets, incentive plan designs and peer pay practices assessments.

  • Research and administer global mobility programs.

  • Advise management on pay actions including merit increases, promotions, and external job offers.

  • Research, compile and analyze market pay practice and wage/salary data to identify industry trends.

  • Recommend changes to compensation policies and programs and prepare cost projections.

  • Conduct and participate in market surveys.

  • Perform cost analyses for compensation and other related programs.

  • Plans and organizes the Hay job evaluation program, including job analysis, job description development, grading, and systemic entry and accuracy of job/salary information.

Position Requirements

  • Well-developed analytical background, typically associated with a Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics or equivalent (Master’s or MBA preferred).

  • Experience developing and overseeing compensation plans and programs in a retail environment, as well as in a variety of other business segments/environments (including international), and for all employee levels.

  • Experience in assessing, developing and administering sales incentive plans.

  • Experience with compensation programs supporting information technology and similar high-demand job categories.

  • Experience with executive compensation program design and administration is a plus, including equity plan administration, operation of nonqualified plans, etc.

Required competencies:

  • High level Microsoft Excel and Access skills.

  • Familiarity with enterprise compensation planning and administration applications.

  • Exceptional project management and internal consulting capabilities.

  • Ability to develop and deliver oral and written communications to executives, management and other employee populations.

  • Experience with competency-based compensation and standard job evaluation principles; familiarity with Hay guide chart position evaluation method preferred.

  • Experience with PeopleSoft HRMS preferred.

If you're ready to see where your DRIVE can take you and enjoy providing excellent customer service, we'd love to have you join the AutoZone team. Please visit for more information.

Job Title: Compensation Manager

Job ID: 15275

Location: Memphis, TN

Regular/Temporary: Regular