C$44,027
Avg. Salary
C$18.75
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$4,000

Bonus

C$1,214

Profit Sharing

C$2,250

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Service Writer is C$18.75 per hour.

The average pay for a Service Writer is C$44,027 per year.

10%
C$13.79
10%
C$18.75
50%
C$25.55
90%
90%
MEDIAN C$18.75
10%
C$31k
10%
C$44k
50%
C$56k
90%
90%
MEDIAN C$44,027
C$30,622 - C$56,281
C$31K
C$44K
C$56K
MEDIAN: C$44,027
10%
50%
90%
C$13.79 - C$25.55
C$14
C$19
C$26
MEDIAN: C$18.75
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$58K
Salary C$30,622 - C$56,281
Bonus C$98.63 - C$11,947
Profit Sharing C$604 - C$5,960
Commission C$2,250
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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C$30,368 - C$58,159
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 23 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 66
Hourly Data C$0C$36
Hourly Rate C$13.79 - C$25.55
Overtime C$15.44 - C$36.73
Annual Data C$0C$58K
Bonus C$98.63 - C$11,947
Commission C$2,250
Profit Sharing C$604 - C$5,960
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).
)
C$30,368 - C$58,159
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 23 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 96

Job Description for Service Writer

Service writers work with customers to document vehicle problems and schedule automotive repair services with the service team. The service writer is generally the first person to greet the customers when they arrive and the final point of contact after services are rendered. Service writers generally work in the automobile repair industry as part of the service department. Daily responsibilities include greeting customers, documenting any vehicle issues, preparing cost estimates, part sourcing and purchasing, and finalizing customer transactions.

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Service Writer Tasks
  • Explain to customers what kinds of repairs or servicing their car needs, and make cost estimates for the work.
  • Track repair status and fill out reports detailing the time spent on repairs and expenses for parts.
  • Provide customer service and schedule service appointments.
  • Ask owners questions and perform visual inspections of cars to determine the cause of problems.

Service Writer Pay By Employer

$0$42K

$21,996

The Pep Boys
7 profiles
$16,100

Automotive
6 profiles
$33,400

Service Writer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Service Writer

Pay by Experience for a Service Writer has a positive trend. An entry-level Service Writer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$38,000 based on 49 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Service Writer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$44,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Service Writer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$46,000 based on 12 salaries. A Service Writer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$49,000 based on 9 salaries.

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Key Stats for Service Writer

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Service Writer Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
C$43,000

▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 19%