Warranty Administrator Salary

An average Warranty Administrator in the United States can expect to take home roughly $14.53 per hour. Geography is the main element affecting pay for this group — the company and years of experience are driving factors as well. Although a majority have medical coverage and a little more than half have dental coverage, just under one in three claim no health benefits at all. The majority of Warranty Administrators claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Warranty Administrators making up 76 percent. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$24,542 - $57,256

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$10.72 - $20.05

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$24,542 - $57,256  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,122  
Profit Sharing
$196.53 - $617  
Commission
$1,226 - $20,322  
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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$24,204 - $51,997  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 318
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.72 - $20.05  
   
Overtime
$15.62 - $30.28  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,122  
   
Commission
$1,226 - $20,322  
Profit Sharing
$196.53 - $617  
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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$24,204 - $51,997  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 618
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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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Moving into a Warranty Manager position seems to be a popular career progression. Median pay for this job is $41K annually.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Warranty Administrator


Warranty Administrators will find the worst pay at Lithia Motors, Inc., where the median salary crawls in at $29K. Furthermore, compensation is curbed at $31K, leaving little room for growth.

Popular Skills for Warranty Administrator


Survey results suggest that Warranty Administrators use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. 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. Those familiar with Claim Handling also tend to know Accounts Receivable.

Pay by Experience Level for Warranty Administrator

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


For many Warranty Administrators, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $31K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $36K. Warranty Administrators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $38K. Warranty Administrators who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $39K.

Warranty Administrator Reviews

What is it like working as a Warranty Administrator?

Warranty Administrator in Dallas:
"Flexible hours, work atmosphere."
Pros: Flexible with my hours and if I need to leave or take time off. Great work atmosphere.
Cons: Lack of pay, and sometimes lack of things to work on.

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Experience Affects Warranty Administrator Salaries




National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Warranty Administrator Salaries

Accounting
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Claim Handling
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National Average
$35,000

Customer Service
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Accounts Receivable
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Data Entry
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 213 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 29%
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