Mid-Career Automobile Service Writer Salary

The average rate for a Mid-Career Automobile Service Writer is $14.03 per hour.

$28,698 - $59,706
$29K
$39K
$60K
MEDIAN: $38,821
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90%

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$9.84 - $20.10
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$13
$20
MEDIAN: $13.40
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$0$59K
Salary $28,698 - $59,706
Bonus $387 - $24,392
Commission $0.09 - $12,164
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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$24,663 - $54,227
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 65
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $9.84 - $20.10
Hourly Tips $1.00
Overtime $14.54 - $30.54
Annual Data $0$54K
Bonus $387 - $24,392
Commission $0.09 - $12,164
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).
)
$24,663 - $54,227
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 58

Job Description for Automobile Service Writer

An automobile service writer is a key employee in the service and maintenance department of large auto dealers and dedicated auto mechanic shops. The writer serves as something of a liaison between customers and the staff of mechanics and technicians. Service writers are the persons who write up all issues regarding a car brought in for service. They review estimates for accuracy, itemize and codify charges by parts and labor, and present customers with itemized invoices. They also serve as one of the main customer-facing employees in the operation and are a key part of customer service in repair operations.

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Automobile 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.

Automobile Service Writer Job Listings

Key Stats for Automobile Service Writer

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
5-9 years
69%
10-19 years
31%

Skills That Affect Automobile Service Writer Salaries

Customer Service
▲7%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲7%

Customer Relations
▲6%

National Average
$36,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
no benefits
None: 43%