$41,768
Avg. Salary
$10.63
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,191

Bonus

$1,600

Profit Sharing

$30,625

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Automotive Retail Salesperson is $10.63 per hour.

The average pay for an Automotive Retail Salesperson is $41,768 per year.

$8.02
10%
$10.63
50%
$15.46
90%
MEDIAN $10.63
$20k
10%
$42k
50%
$84k
90%
MEDIAN $41,768
$19,520 - $84,004
$20K
$42K
$84K
MEDIAN: $41,768
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50%
90%

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$8.02 - $15.46
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$0$95K
Salary $19,520 - $84,004
Bonus $964 - $25,225
Profit Sharing $1,600
Commission $1,021 - $70,469
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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$20,469 - $95,455
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 591
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $8.02 - $15.46
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $12.00 - $24.00
Annual Data $0$95K
Bonus $964 - $25,225
Commission $1,021 - $70,469
Profit Sharing $1,600
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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$20,469 - $95,455
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 162

Job Description for Automotive Retail Salesperson

The individual who assists potential customers at a car dealership (or other car seller) is an automotive retail salesperson. The salesperson helps sell vehicles by providing customer assistance, answering questions, and facilitating test drives. They also typically serve as the point person for the necessary paperwork for purchases, including arranging financing terms for customers and presenting them with available loan options.

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Automotive Retail Salesperson Tasks
  • Process payment for products or service, may maintain customer preference records.
  • Assist the customer in selecting products/services, answer questions and check for stock and availability.
  • Attend special training of products/services to understand the product features, trends or styles of the products/services.
  • Sell the organization's products/services to new or established customers typically via walk-in business.

Automotive Retail Salesperson Pay By Employer

$0$33K

$19,933

AutoZone, Inc.
10 profiles
$22,712

$23,400

Common Career Paths for Automotive Retail Salesperson


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Automotive Retail Salespersons' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Automobile Sales Consultant. Median pay for Automobile Sales Consultants is $48K.

Automotive Retail Salesperson Job Listings

Popular Skills for Automotive Retail Salesperson


Survey takers who work as Automotive Retail Salespersons typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in Negotiation, Sales, Oral / Verbal Communication, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 13 percent. Those familiar with Customer Service also tend to know Sales and Negotiation.

Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Retail Salesperson

Pay by Experience for an Automotive Retail Salesperson has a positive trend. An entry-level Automotive Retail Salesperson with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 316 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Automotive Retail Salesperson with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 93 salaries. An experienced Automotive Retail Salesperson which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 73 salaries. An Automotive Retail Salesperson with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 34 salaries.

Automotive Retail Salesperson Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Automotive Retail Salesperson?

Automotive Retail Salesperson in Cincinnati:
"Decent."
Pros: Low cost of living, good place to live.
Cons: Not near an ocean.

Automotive Retail Salesperson in Edmond:
"Work hard play harder."
Pros: Having fun with customers and fellow co workers.
Cons: No management, no structure.

Automotive Retail Salesperson in Belton:
"Very exhausting but worth it!"
Pros: The ability yo provide quality service to my customers and make good recommendations.
Cons: Getting yelled at for little things :/

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Key Stats for Automotive Retail Salesperson

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 111 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Automotive Retail Salesperson Salaries

▲32%

▲28%

▲20%

National Average
$45,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Automotive Retail Salesperson Salaries

Negotiation
▲12%

▲7%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲3%

National Average
$45,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 111 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 43%