Entry-Level Automobile Service Advisor Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Entry-Level Automobile Service Advisors ; the average employee scrapes together only around $36K per year. Geography and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although more than a third lack health benefits of any kind, a majority do enjoy medical insurance, and a little less than half get dental coverage, too. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most Entry-Level Automobile Service Advisors survey respondents are men (72 percent). Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$20,187 - $57,802
$20K
$36K
$58K
MEDIAN: $35,882
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$9.67 - $17.64
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$13
$18
MEDIAN: $12.68
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$20,187 - $57,802  
   
Bonus
$783 - $23,834  
Profit Sharing
$9,000  
Commission
$21.09 - $32,634  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,670 - $58,129  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 833
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.67 - $17.64  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.96  
Overtime
$14.41 - $26.36  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$783 - $23,834  
   
Commission
$21.09 - $32,634  
Profit Sharing
$9,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,670 - $58,129  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 492

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Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Automotive Group offers the most; Entry-Level Automobile Service Advisors earn $35K on average there.

Offering a median salary of only $25K, The Pep Boys gives out the smallest paychecks. Furthermore, the earnings range of $18K to $39K isn't that wide, either.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,560

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Dallas is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Automobile Service Advisors, 66 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Automobile Service Advisors will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+56 percent), New York (+55 percent), Atlanta (+29 percent), and San Antonio (+25 percent). Pittsburgh is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 10 percent. Workers in Tulsa and Orlando earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (9 percent less and 4 percent less, respectively).

Automobile Service Advisor Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Automobile Service Advisor in Denver:
"Long hours."
Prepare yourself for very long stressful days. Good money. .. Usually. Unless you find a shop that doesn't pay like they should.

Key Stats for Automobile Service Advisor

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 164 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Automobile Service Advisor Salaries

People Management
▲46%

Technical Sales
▲17%

Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Software Suite
▲9%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲4%

ADP
▲3%

Automotive Engine Repair
▲2%

Sales Management
▲1%

National Average
$36,000



Customer Relations
▼3%

Inventory Management
▼3%

Sales
▼6%

Software Knowledge
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 164 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
no benefits
None: 38%
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