Automotive Service Consultant Salary

Total annual pay for Automotive Service Consultants is approximately $40K, and commissions account for a significant portion of this final number — more than a third on average. While slightly less than a third report receiving no health benefits, the larger part do receive medical coverage, and more than two-fifths have dental, as well. Men make up the vast majority of Automotive Service Consultants (86 percent) who took the survey. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$23,828 - $65,954
(Median)
$24K
$39K
$66K
MEDIAN: $38,775
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90%

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$9.00 - $19.95
(Median)
$9
$12
$20
MEDIAN: $11.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$23,828 - $65,954  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,353  
Commission
$-0.49 - $46,880  
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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$23,678 - $64,510  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 104
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.00 - $19.95  
   
Overtime
$13.13 - $29.81  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,353  
   
Commission
$-0.49 - $46,880  
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).
)
$23,678 - $64,510  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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 may progress into high-paying roles like Automotive Service Manager, where median compensation is $53K annually.

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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. Competency in Customer Service frequently indicates knowledge of Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Service Consultant

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


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $31K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $43K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $47K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $46K.

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Experience Affects Automotive Service Consultant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Skills That Affect Automotive Service Consultant Salaries

Sales
up arrow 14%

National Average
$40,000


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 30%
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