Average Automobile Detailer Hourly Pay

$11.91
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$970
Bonus
$3,835
Commission
$3,250
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The average hourly pay for an Automobile Detailer is $11.91.
10%
$9.33
MEDIAN
$11.91
90%
$15.96
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Hourly Rate
$9 - $16
Bonus
$103 - $4,776
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3,250
Commission
$500 - $11,000
Total Pay
$20,012 - $39,121
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What Do Automobile Detailers Do?

Automobile Detailer Tasks
  • Clean and restore vehicle exterior and interior.
  • Examine vehicle for cosmetic defects.
  • Clean and detail engine and engine compartment.
  • Touch up interior and exterior surfaces.

Job Satisfaction for Automobile Detailer

3.5 out of 5
(363)
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37Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Automobile Detailer are from the companies Caliber Collision, CarMax, Inc. and Enterprise Rent-A-Car Co. Reported salaries are highest at Carstar, Inc where the average pay is $13.52. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Caliber Collision and CarMax, Inc., earning around $12.75 and $12.36, respectively. Mister Car Wash pays the lowest at around $8.16. Enterprise Rent-A-Car Co and Enterprise Holdings also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $10.00 and $11.36, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Automobile Detailers?

Skills in Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Organizing and Machine Operation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service and Cleaning.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Automobile Detailers?

An entry-level Automobile Detailer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.49 based on 135 salaries. An early career Automobile Detailer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.29 based on 807 salaries. A mid-career Automobile Detailer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.45 based on 336 salaries. An experienced Automobile Detailer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.45 based on 329 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.
Employees with Automobile Detailer in their job title in St. Louis, Missouri earn an average of 6.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sacramento, California (5.2% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (16.0% less), Orlando, Florida (16.0% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (12.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,812 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.5%
Early Career
44.5%
Mid Career
18.5%
Experienced
18.2%
Late Career
11.3%