The average salary for a Late-Career Service Manager Automotive is $60,998.
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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 Automotive, Firestone Complete Auto Care and The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. Reported salaries are highest at Ryder Systems, Inc. where the average pay is $68,400. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Automotive and Automotive Group, earning around $66,129 and $62,400, respectively. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co pays the lowest at around $50,000. Champion Ford and The Pep Boys also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $52,250 and $52,840, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Service Manager Automotive
Automotive Engine Repair
Skills in Operations Management and Employee Relations are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Automotive Engine Repair, Customer Relations 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 $45,307 based on 22 salaries. An early career Service Manager Automotive with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,366 based on 593 salaries. A mid-career Service Manager Automotive with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,177 based on 608 salaries. An experienced Service Manager Automotive with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,261 based on 1,077 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Service Manager Automotive in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 39.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (10.8% more) and Buffalo, New York (0.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Birmingham, Alabama (10.8% less), Cleveland, Ohio (2.7% less) and Salt Lake City, Utah (1.6% less).
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