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Automotive Service Consultant Salary

A large fraction of take-home pay for Automotive Service Consultants comes from commissions — over a third on average, in fact. The median overall income in this field is approximately $41K. The vast majority of Automotive Service Consultants (86 percent) survey respondents are men. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than half and dental insurance is reported by just over two-fifths. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$23,126 - $64,774
(Median)
$23K
$37K
$65K
MEDIAN: $37,442
10%
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90%

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$8.91 - $17.00
(Median)
$8
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $11.00
10%
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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
$23,126 - $64,774  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,309  
Commission
$1,007 - $39,156  
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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$23,688 - $63,534  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 108
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$8.91 - $17.00  
   
Overtime
$12.26 - $33.77  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,309  
   
Commission
$1,007 - $39,156  
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).
)
$23,688 - $63,534  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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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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For Automotive Service Consultants, progressing to an Automotive Service Manager role may result in a significant raise. On average, an Automotive Service Manager can earn $53K annually.

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Automotive Service Consultants typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Fortunate workers who know Sales can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 38 percent above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Customer Service. Experience with Customer Service is often linked with knowledge of Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Service Consultant

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


Automotive Service Consultants generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. The average beginner in this position makes around $30K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $44K. Automotive Service Consultants who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $47K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $49K.

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Experience Affects Automotive Service Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Skills That Affect Automotive Service Consultant Salaries

Sales
up arrow 38%

National Average
$41,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 28%