Automobile Service Writer Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Automobile Service Writer is $34,899 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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$20,344 - $56,472
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MEDIAN: $34,898
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Automobile Service Writer Total Pay (?
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$8.19 - $17.77
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$20,344 - $56,472  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,030  
Profit Sharing
$245.00 - $1,017  
Commission
$592 - $24,808  
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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$20,341 - $53,966  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 757
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.19 - $17.77  
   
Overtime
$12.37 - $24.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,030  
   
Commission
$592 - $24,808  
Profit Sharing
$245.00 - $1,017  
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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$20,341 - $53,966  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 757
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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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What is it like working as an Automobile Service Writer?
Automobile Service Writer in New Braunfels:
Pros: Close to home.
Cons: Need help, under paid, have a lot of responsibility dumped upon, coworkers that are lazy and don't work while some of us are extremely busy with no help, tools for the job are not the greatest by far.
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Experience Affects Automobile Service Writer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$32,000

Skills That Affect Automobile Service Writer Salaries

Sales
up arrow 7%
Customer Service
up arrow 1%
National Average
$32,000
Customer Relations
up arrow 2%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 63 votes.
Gender
Female
27%
female alumni
 
Male
73%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 54% dental benefits Dental: 32%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 44%
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