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Warranty Administrator Salary

Median pay for Warranty Administrators in the United States is around $14.38 per hour. This group's pay is mainly influenced by geographic location, followed by the company and years of experience. Some workers in this field — slightly less than a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the greater part and dental plans are enjoyed by half. For the most part, Warranty Administrators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most Warranty Administrators survey respondents are women (73 percent). The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$24,295 - $57,623
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$10.46 - $20.20
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$24,295 - $57,623  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,700  
Profit Sharing
$101.50 - $4,050  
Commission
$1,204 - $20,729  
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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$23,632 - $52,141  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 273
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.46 - $20.20  
   
Overtime
$15.26 - $30.89  
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 - $10,700  
   
Commission
$1,204 - $20,729  
Profit Sharing
$101.50 - $4,050  
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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$23,632 - $52,141  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 520
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Job Description for Warranty Administrator

The warranty administrator is responsible for communicating with manufacturers, securing replacement parts and repairs for defective merchandise. The warranty administrator handles the shipment of defective parts, arranges for the delivery of replacements or receipt of credit, keeping an accounting of transactions, and handling all warranty requests in compliance with both company standards and legal requirements. In certain industries that experience a high volume of warranty requests (such as in automotives and electronics), the warranty administrator may be tasked with supervising other warranty agents.

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Warranty Administrator Tasks

  • Ensure claim legitimacy and adherence to warranty agreements and company policy.
  • Document and track claims through completion.
  • Efficiently review and process warranty claims.

Common Career Paths for Warranty Administrator


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Warranty Administrators may enjoy an increase in earnings if they become Warranty Managers. On average, top-notch roles like Warranty Manager will offer $40K annually.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Warranty Administrator


Salaries are easily beat at Lithia Motors, Inc., where median pay comes to just $29K, the lowest in the field. What's more, with base pay starting at $22K and ending at $31K, range in salary is rather small.

Popular Skills for Warranty Administrator


Survey results suggest that Warranty Administrators put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Accounting, Claim Handling, Customer Service, and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average. Data Entry, on the other hand, is typically associated with much lower pay. Those educated in Claim Handling tend to be well versed in Accounts Receivable.

Pay by Experience Level for Warranty Administrator

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Warranty Administrators — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $31K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $37K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Warranty Administrators make a median salary of $39K. Warranty Administrators who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't higher than those with 10 to 20 years.

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Experience Affects Warranty Administrator Salaries




National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Warranty Administrator Salaries

Accounting
up arrow 8%

Claim Handling
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
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Accounts Receivable
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National Average
$35,000

Data Entry
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 195 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 28%