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Automotive Service Consultant Salary

The median total income of Automotive Service Consultants is around $41K, and for the average worker in this area, a good chunk of that (over a third, in fact) comes from commissions. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Although the greater part have medical coverage and just over two-fifths have dental coverage, slightly less than a third claim no health benefits at all. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 86 percent of Automotive Service Consultants are male.

$23,395 - $65,874
(Median)
$23K
$39K
$66K
MEDIAN: $38,610
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90%

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$8.94 - $22.51
(Median)
$8
$12
$23
MEDIAN: $11.00
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50%
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
$23,395 - $65,874  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,419  
Commission
$993 - $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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$23,423 - $64,595  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 105
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$8.94 - $22.51  
   
Overtime
$12.16 - $34.03  
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 - $7,419  
   
Commission
$993 - $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).
)
$23,423 - $64,595  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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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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Professional skills reported by Automotive Service Consultants are few in number. Sales and Customer Service are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Customer Service. Employees educated in Customer Service are typically practiced in Sales, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Service Consultant

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Automotive Service Consultants. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $30K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $44K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Automotive Service Consultants make a median salary of $47K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $50K.

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Experience Affects Automotive Service Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Skills That Affect Automotive Service Consultant Salaries

Sales
up arrow 13%

National Average
$41,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 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
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 29%
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