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Warranty Administrator Salary

The average Warranty Administrator in the United States earns approximately $14.53 per hour. Residence is the main element affecting pay for this group — the specific employer and experience level are driving factors as well. While just under a third report receiving no health benefits, the larger part do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. Most Warranty Administrators survey respondents are women (76 percent). Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Warranty Administrators. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$24,173 - $57,404
(Median)
$24K
$38K
$57K
MEDIAN: $37,837
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$10.65 - $20.12
(Median)
$11
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$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
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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$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$24,173 - $57,404  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,323  
Profit Sharing
$101.50 - $4,050  
Commission
$1,196 - $20,273  
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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$24,138 - $51,815  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 304
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.65 - $20.12  
   
Overtime
$15.38 - $30.39  
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 - $10,323  
   
Commission
$1,196 - $20,273  
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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$24,138 - $51,815  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 599

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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 often end up in upper-level roles like Warranty Manager. Warranty Managers bring home $40K annually on average.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Warranty Administrator


The lowest salaries can be found at Lithia Motors, Inc. — median pay is $29K — and there is little variation in compensation, with paychecks starting at $22K and only reaching $31K.

Popular Skills for Warranty Administrator


Warranty Administrators report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Accounting, Claim Handling, Accounts Receivable, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Data Entry. It is often found that people who know Claim Handling are also skilled in Accounts Receivable.

Pay by Experience Level for Warranty Administrator

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


Warranty Administrators do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. 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 $36K. On average, Warranty Administrators make $38K following one to two decades on the job. Warranty Administrators with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $39K.

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Experience Affects Warranty Administrator Salaries




National Average
$34,000


Skills That Affect Warranty Administrator Salaries

Accounting
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Claim Handling
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National Average
$34,000

Accounts Receivable
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Customer Service
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Data Entry
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 216 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 28%
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