Entry-Level Automobile Service Advisors are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $35K annually on average. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Although over a third lack health benefits of any kind, the larger part do enjoy medical insurance, and just over two-fifths get dental coverage, too. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Automobile Service Advisors. Male Entry-Level Automobile Service Advisors are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$19,933 - $55,118
(Median)
$20K
$35K
$55K
MEDIAN: $35,038
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$9.31 - $17.25
(Median)
$9
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$19,933 - $55,118  
   
Bonus
$805 - $23,613  
Profit Sharing
$9,500  
Commission
$22.21 - $30,678  
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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$21,958 - $55,667  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 880
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.31 - $17.25  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.83  
Overtime
$13.99 - $25.03  
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
$805 - $23,613  
   
Commission
$22.21 - $30,678  
Profit Sharing
$9,500  
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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$21,958 - $55,667  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 472
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Automotive Group offers the largest salaries in town — $35K on average.

The Pep Boys reports the lowest median salary in the area (it's only $25K) but some workers make up to $39K, indicating a rather large gap in employee earnings.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,486

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, 71 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Automobile Service Advisors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+40 percent), Austin (+40 percent), New York (+36 percent), and San Diego (+22 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in an Automobile Service Advisor's salary, with Orlando Entry-Level Automobile Service Advisors earning salaries that are 29 percent less than the national average.

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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.

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Skills That Affect Automobile Service Advisor Salaries

People Management
up arrow 51%

Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Software Suite
up arrow 12%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 6%

ADP
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Sales Management
up arrow 5%

Automotive Engine Repair
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Inventory Management
0%

National Average
$34,000

Customer Service
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Sales
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Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 3%

Customer Relations
up arrow 3%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 141 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
medical benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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