The average pay for a Service Writer is C$17.45 per hour.

C$30,205 - C$57,351
C$30K
C$44K
C$57K
MEDIAN: C$43,584
10%
50%
90%
C$13.18 - C$24.29
C$13
C$18
C$24
MEDIAN: C$17.56
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$57K
Salary C$30,205 - C$57,351
Bonus C$98.63 - C$12,365
Profit Sharing C$1,221
Commission C$0.00 - C$31,785
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$29,533 - C$56,235
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 77
Hourly Data C$0C$34
Hourly Rate C$13.18 - C$24.29
Overtime C$15.37 - C$34.01
Annual Data C$0C$56K
Bonus C$98.63 - C$12,365
Commission C$0.00 - C$31,785
Profit Sharing C$1,221
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$29,533 - C$56,235
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 103

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.

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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
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Service Writer Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

Experienced
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
C$41,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 25%