Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Auctioneer is $62,136
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Auctioneers?
An early career Auctioneer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $80,000 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Auctioneer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Auctioneer with 10-19 years …Read more
What Do Auctioneers Do?
Auctioneers sell items to the highest bidder. Usually, sellers will supply items to be auctioned. Auctioneers can deal with various types of items, such as artwork, cars, and electronics. Many auctioneers attend a school in order to become proficient in the trade. Proficiency includes being able to speak quickly in order to move the bidding process along at a rapid pace.
An auctioneer needs to inspect the item being auctioned for quality so that he or she can adequately describe it. It may …Read more
- Run auctions by introducing items, accepting bids, and declaring the winning bid.
- Oversee the advertising of auction times, locations, and types of objects being sold.
- Examine and research objects being sold to accurately appraise their value.