Automotive Service Consultant Salary

A substantial slice of final earnings for Automotive Service Consultants (over a third) arrives through commissions. Median overall income in this area is approximately $40K. Although just under one in three lack health benefits of any kind, more than half do enjoy medical insurance, and just over two-fifths get dental coverage, too. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Men account for the majority of Automotive Service Consultants who responded to the questionnaire — 85 percent to be exact. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$23,790 - $66,115
(Median)
$24K
$38K
$66K
MEDIAN: $38,469
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90%

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$9.03 - $17.45
(Median)
$9
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$23,790 - $66,115  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,100  
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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$23,654 - $64,595  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 102
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.03 - $17.45  
   
Overtime
$13.13 - $29.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,100  
   
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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$23,654 - $64,595  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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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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As Automotive Service Consultants transition into upper-level roles such as Automotive Service Manager, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Automotive Service Managers earn $53K on average per year.

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Automotive Service Consultants only report a few specific skills. Sales and Customer Service are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Customer Service. Customer Service and Sales are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Service Consultant

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $31K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $43K. Automotive Service Consultants claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $47K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $46K.

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Experience Affects Automotive Service Consultant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Automotive Service Consultant Salaries

Sales
up arrow 16%

National Average
$40,000


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
20%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

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