Warranty Administrator Salary (United States)

Pay for Warranty Administrators in the United States is typically around $14.37 per hour. Pay ranges from $10.40 per hour on the low end to $20.13 on the higher side. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Health benefits are not claimed by all—28 percent lack any form of coverage—but more than half have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. Female Warranty Administrators make up most of the field at 73 percent. Job satisfaction for Warranty Administrators is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took 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  
Total Pay (?
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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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Additional career progression can lead to an increase in pay for Warranty Administrators. Most commonly, those who move into a Warranty Manager role can bring in an extra $5,399 per year.

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Popular Skills for Warranty Administrator

Warranty Administrators report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. 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. 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.
Salaries start at $30K, which grows to $36K after five to 10 years. Earnings total $39K after one to two decades. 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 about one-fourth 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. In this field, workers tend to have anywhere from one to nine years of experience—of those surveyed, more than half land within this range.

Pay Difference By Location

Dallas
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National Average
$35,000
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Warranty Administrators will find that Dallas offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 27 percent. 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 is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 9 percent.

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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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National Average
$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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