Entry-Level Automobile Service Advisor Salary

Entry-Level Automobile Service Advisors aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $35K per year. Geography and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Entry-Level Automobile Service Advisors survey respondents are men (72 percent). While some workers in this profession — more than a third — do not have any health coverage, the greater part do receive medical benefits and more than two-fifths have dental insurance. The majority of Entry-Level Automobile Service Advisors claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$20,144 - $56,035
$20K
$35K
$56K
MEDIAN: $35,132
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$9.62 - $17.43
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MEDIAN: $12.51
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$20,144 - $56,035  
   
Bonus
$970 - $24,045  
Profit Sharing
$9,826  
Commission
$50.34 - $31,373  
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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$22,215 - $56,630  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 872
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.62 - $17.43  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.64  
Overtime
$14.35 - $26.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$970 - $24,045  
   
Commission
$50.34 - $31,373  
Profit Sharing
$9,826  
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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$22,215 - $56,630  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 491

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Entry-Level Automobile Service Advisors seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Automotive Group, where the average salary comes to $35K.

The Pep Boys offers the smallest salaries in town — $25K on average — but the considerable range in workers' salaries (stretching from $18K to $39K) creates a rather varied pay scale.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,712

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

Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Automobile Service Advisors, Dallas offers exceptional salaries, 70 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Automobile Service Advisors will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+47 percent), Austin (+37 percent), New York (+35 percent), and Atlanta (+32 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Orlando Entry-Level Automobile Service Advisors earning much less — 31 percent less — than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Pittsburgh and Milwaukee (8 percent lower and 2 percent lower, 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 147 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Automobile Service Advisor Salaries

People Management
▲50%

Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Software Suite
▲10%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲7%

ADP
▲6%

Sales Management
▲3%

Automotive Engine Repair
▲3%

National Average
$35,000



Inventory Management
▼1%

Customer Relations
▼2%

Sales
▼4%

Software Knowledge
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 147 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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