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$36,000

Salary

Services Industry

14%

Industry Job Growth

What this job is about

You know that grinding noise your car sometimes makes when it's hot? Or that squealing noise your brakes make? An automotive service advisor actually knows what those sounds mean. Automotive service advisors are in charge of checking out and testing troublesome cars to find out what can be done. Inspection and testing usually give way to repairs so that noisy and non-functioning cars get a second chance. Perfect if you're mechanically-minded, precise, extremely thorough and have good customer service skills, you'll be able to tell car owners what their car is trying to say to them.

Work Styles

What it Takes

Speaking

Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Service Orientation

Actively looking for ways to help people.

Critical Thinking

Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Active Learning

Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

Persuasion

Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.

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