Warranty Administrator Salary (United States)

The average Warranty Administrator in the United States earns approximately $14.37 per hour. Pay ranges from $10.40 per hour on the low end to $20.13 on the higher side. Residency is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. While 28 percent report receiving no health benefits, 68 percent do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. Men are solidly outnumbered in the field, with women representing 73 percent of workers. Work is enjoyable for the better half of Warranty Administrators who claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
Warranty Administrator Salary (?
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$23,986 - $57,205
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MEDIAN: $38,144
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Warranty Administrator Salary (?
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$10.40 - $20.13
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$23,986 - $57,205  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,324  
Commission
$1,192 - $20,134  
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$23,442 - $51,957  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 251
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.40 - $20.13  
   
Overtime
$15.10 - $30.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,324  
   
Commission
$1,192 - $20,134  
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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$23,442 - $51,957  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 476
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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 experience a boost in pay as they move up the career ladder. Usually, an upper-level role like Warranty Manager will bring in slightly more money—an additional $5,399 annually.

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Popular Skills for Warranty Administrator

Warranty Administrators report a focused set of job skills. Claim Handling and Accounting are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 5 percent and 4 percent respectively. Those listing Data Entry as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Most people skilled in Claim Handling are similarly competent in Accounts Receivable.

Pay by Experience Level for Warranty Administrator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $30K; however, pay rises to approximately $36K after five to 10 years. Compensation is $39K after 10 to 20 years. After 20 years on the job, salaries actually take a dive for Warranty Administrators, averaging around $38K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 24 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 2 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 17 percent. More than half of the workforce has between one and nine years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$35,000
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With a pay rate for Warranty Administrators that is 27 percent greater than the national average, Dallas offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Those in search of high salaries should also consider checking out cities like San Diego, Phoenix, Los Angeles, and Tampa, top-paying markets where Warranty Administrators rake in more than the national norm (+25 percent, +21 percent, +15 percent, and +9 percent). Fort Worth ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 9 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Warranty Administrator Salaries

National Average
$35,000

Skills That Affect Warranty Administrator Salaries

Accounting
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Customer Service
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$35,000
Data Entry
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 186 votes.

Gender

Female
73%
female alumni
 
Male
27%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 28%
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