AAA Automotive Service Advisor Salary in the United States

How much does a Automotive Service Advisor make at companies like AAA in the United States? The average salary for Automotive Service Advisor at companies like AAA in the United States is $62,829 as of January 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $55,273 and $70,385. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities2

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What does a Automotive Service Advisor do at companies like AAA?

We call our club's vision, mission, values, and supporting pillars "Our House" because they are the foundation for all that we do.  We're working to transform AAA for the next century with a mission to create Members for life by unleashing the innovative spirit of our Team Members.

AAA NCNU is genuinely concerned about your safety and the health of all of our Team Members.  As a result, should you be offered a position with our Club, you will be required to establish that you have been fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless you are able to establish a bona fide exemption from this requirement, or where prohibited by law.

Why Work With Us:

  • Base salary generous commission plan

  • Exceptional benefits within 30 days of hire, with employer contribution to medical/Dental/Vision premiums

  • 401K Matching $1 to $1 up to 6% annually

  • 15 Paid Days off (20 days after 1 year) 9 paid holidays, some Saturdays and no Sundays

  • Opportunities for growth

  • Tuition reimbursement for automotive education and ASE Certifications

  • Clean well equipped shops with state of the art equipment and consistent car count

  • A free AAA Membership and numerous employee discounts


Job Profile Summary

The Service Advisor focuses on delivering an outstanding member experience as well as facilitating the work flow of technicians. The job encompasses listening and asking the proper questions to ensure the vehicle to be serviced is diagnosed properly while maintaining the highest levels of customer satisfaction. This includes delivering courteous service, clearly explaining services and charges, accurate completion timelines, and delivering quality work.The Service Advisor is responsible for scheduling work, preparing estimates, assigning work to the technicians, ordering parts, and coordinating other service activities.

Essential Duties

  • Responsible for performing all duties necessary to interact with members, determine their perceived auto repair needs and to meet and exceed their expectations of great customer service.

  • Accurately document repairs, diagnostic and maintenance work into shop management system 

  • Ensures all necessary BAR requirements are met in Repair Order preparation and documentation

  • Sources and estimates all needed parts for repairs to customer vehicles

  • Suggests repairs for safety and improved performance and helps prioritize for customers  in order of importance safety, economy, longevity etc.

  • Reviews  all repairs made to vehicles at point of sale and assures customers have a clear understanding of repairs performed throughout all phases of the transaction including the original estimate through the final payment. 

  • Performs minimal record keeping and other administrative functions required to support the business 

  • Note: May require travel to different locations on an as needed basis


  • Effective verbal and written communication skills in the language(s) required for the role, as justified for business necessity

  • Effective organization, interpersonal and negotiation skills

  • Ability to work scheduled hours as necessitated by business need

  • Strong math and computer skills with experience using software applications including word processing, spreadsheets, browsers, and email

  • Strong Member service focus

  • Automotive/mechanical background

  • Ability to drive vehicles equipped with manual transmission

  • Knowledge of equipment/tool operation and diagnostic/repair procedures

Education & Experience / Licenses & Certification

  • Valid driver license and acceptable driving record

  • High School Diploma or equivalent certification (GED)

  • 3-5 years industry experience in auto repair

  • Automotive Service Excellence certification desired 

Work Environment/Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift and or carry up to 40lbs

  • Standing, bending, kneeling, pushing, reaching, lifting, climbing ladders


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    Average Total Cash Compensation

    Includes base and annual incentives

    The chart shows total cash compensation for the AAA Automotive Service Advisor in the United States, which includes base, and annual incentives can vary anywhere from $55,273 to $70,385 with an average total cash compensation of $62,829. Total compensation includes the value of any benefits received in addition to your salary and some of the benefits that are most commonly provided within a total compensation package including bonuses, commissions, paid time off, and Insurance. The total cash compensation may get paid differently by industry, location, and other factors.
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