The average salary for an Early-Career Service Manager Automotive is $49,366.
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Job Description for Service Manager Automotive
Service managers in the automotive field oversee automotive technicians and administrative personnel, and this job is usually performed in a repair garage. Many service managers began as automotive technicians, as the job requires the service manager to have expertise in the automotive repair field. Some repair garages work primarily with engines, while others improve body work after accidents or apply similar customizations. Prior to work being performed on a car, the service manager must asse…Read more
Service Manager Automotive Tasks
- Manage automotive technicians, shop attendants, and their training.
- May manage parts inventory.
- Ensure maximum profitability and customer satisfaction.
- Complete quality checks and documentation of all completed work before delivery to client.
Popular Employer Salaries for Service Manager Automotive
The top respondents for the job title Service Manager Automotive are from the companies Firestone Complete Auto Care, The Pep Boys and The Pep Boys. Reported salaries are highest at The Pep Boys where the average pay is $52,209. Firestone Complete Auto Care pays the lowest at around $45,300.
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Popular Skills for Service Manager Automotive
Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales, Customer Relations, Employee Relations, Operations Management and Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for Service Manager Automotive
An entry-level Service Manager Automotive with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $44,917 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Service Manager Automotive with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,177 based on 605 salaries. An experienced Service Manager Automotive with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,311 based on 1,073 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60,998.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Service Manager Automotive in their job title in Baton Rouge, Louisiana earn an average of 21.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (9.4% more) and Austin, Texas (4.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (39.2% less), Seattle, Washington (27.1% less) and Charlotte, North Carolina (25.5% less).
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