Automobile Service Writer Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Automobile Service Writer is $35,127 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. 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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$20,571 - $57,940
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MEDIAN: $35,127
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Automobile Service Writer Total Pay (?
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$8.32 - $17.90
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$20,571 - $57,940  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,123  
Profit Sharing
$245.00 - $1,017  
Commission
$554 - $28,877  
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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$20,568 - $54,492  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 679
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.32 - $17.90  
   
Overtime
$13.16 - $24.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,123  
   
Commission
$554 - $28,877  
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).
)
$20,568 - $54,492  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 679
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Automobile Service Writer

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Automobile Service Writer Reviews

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 38%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$33,000

Skills That Affect Automobile Service Writer Salaries

Customer Service
up arrow 2%
Customer Relations
up arrow 1%
National Average
$33,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
28%
female alumni
 
Male
72%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 52% dental benefits Dental: 31%
vision benefits Vision: 19% employee benefits None: 46%
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