Automotive Service Consultant Salary

A substantial slice of final earnings for Automotive Service Consultants (more than a third) arrives through commissions. Median overall income in this area is approximately $39K. The vast majority of Automotive Service Consultants (85 percent) survey respondents are men. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Although slightly less than a third lack health benefits of any kind, the larger part do enjoy medical insurance, and more than two-fifths get dental coverage, too. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$23,770 - $66,196

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$9.00 - $19.95

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$23,770 - $66,196  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,726  
Commission
$-0.50 - $47,245  
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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$23,608 - $64,764  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 101
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.00 - $19.95  
   
Overtime
$12.37 - $33.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,726  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $47,245  
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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$23,608 - $64,764  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Job Description for Automotive Service Consultant

  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Automotive Service Consultant


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Automotive Service Consultants who go on to become Automotive Service Managers may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Automotive Service Managers is $53K annually.

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Survey takers who work as Automotive Service Consultants usually report a few specific skills. Sales and Customer Service are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Customer Service. Aptitude in Customer Service tends to also indicate an understanding of Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Service Consultant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $31K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $43K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Automotive Service Consultants see a median salary of $47K after reaching one to two decades on the job. For some reason, Automotive Service Consultants with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $46K.

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Experience Affects Automotive Service Consultant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Automotive Service Consultant Salaries

Sales
up arrow 17%

National Average
$39,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 29%
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