The average salary for an Automobile Service Writer is $35,206 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Automobile Service Writer Total Pay (?
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$19,964 - $56,256
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MEDIAN: $35,205
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Automobile Service Writer Total Pay (?
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$8.17 - $17.62
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$19,964 - $56,256  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,155  
Profit Sharing
$0.12 - $2,483  
Commission
$515 - $24,490  
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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$20,156 - $54,877  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 860
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.17 - $17.62  
   
Overtime
$12.44 - $23.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,155  
   
Commission
$515 - $24,490  
Profit Sharing
$0.12 - $2,483  
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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$20,156 - $54,877  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 860
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Job Description for Automobile Service Writer
  • Provide customer service and schedule service appointments.
  • Ask owners questions and perform visual inspections of cars to determine the cause of problems.
  • Explain to customers what kinds of repairs or servicing their car needs, and make cost estimates for the work.
  • Track repair status and fill out reports detailing the time spent on repairs and expenses for parts.
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Popular Skills for Automobile Service Writer
Pay by Experience Level for Automobile Service Writer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Automobile Service Writer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%
Experienced
up arrow 25%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$33,000

Skills That Affect Automobile Service Writer Salaries

Sales
up arrow 6%
National Average
$33,000
Customer Service
up arrow 1%
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 3%
Customer Relations
up arrow 8%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 65 votes.
Gender
Female
28%
female alumni
 
Male
72%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 33%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 44%
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