A person working as Service Manager in Argentina typically earns around 50,900 ARS per month. Salaries range from 26,000 ARS (lowest) to 78,400 ARS (highest).
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Service Manager salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.
Service Manager salaries in Argentina range from 26,000 ARS per month (starting salary) to 78,400 ARS per month (maximum salary). This is not the minimum wage as per the law, only the lowest reported number in the salary survey that had thousands of participants and professionals from all over the country.
The median salary is 46,700 ARS per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Service Manager(s) are earning less than 46,700 ARS while the other half are earning more than 46,700 ARS. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.
Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Service Manager(s) are earning less than 38,600 ARS while 75% of them are earning more than 38,600 ARS. Also from the diagram, 75% of Service Manager(s) are earning less than 53,100 ARS while 25% are earning more than 53,100 ARS.
We grouped the most common and recurring salaries into brackets to give more insight into what salary to expect. This method is more accurate than just the average salary and gives more insights on how salaries are actually distributed. Around 65% of all reported figures are in the range 29,900 ARS to 41,300 ARS. Approximatly 20% fall under the 29,900 ARS cap. Ten percent of wages are from 41,300 ARS to 46,500 ARS. Only 5% of people grossed 46,500 ARS or more.
|0 - 2 Years|
|2 - 5 Years||+31%|
|5 - 10 Years||+40%|
|10 - 15 Years||+20%|
|15 - 20 Years||+9%|
The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Service Manager salaries by experience level and this is what we found.
Employees with less than two years of experience makes approximately 29,100 ARS per month.
While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 38,000 ARS per month, 31% more than someone with less than two year's experience.
Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 53,200 ARS per month, 40% more than someone with two to five years of experience.
Additionally, Service Manager whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 64,000 ARS per month, 20% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.
If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 69,500 ARS per month, 9% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.
Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 75,000 ARS per month, 8% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.
|Certificate or Diploma|
We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Service Manager salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.
When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary is 33,300 ARS per month.
While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 50,100 ARS per month, 50% more than someone having a Certificate or Diploma degree.
People with Master's Degree have an average salary of 74,200 ARS per month, 48% more than someone with a Bachelor's Degree.
A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Argentina costs anywhere from 226,000 Argentine Peso(s) to 677,000 Argentine Peso(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.
You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.
Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support the thoery. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.
If you can afford the costs of higher education, the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Service Manager employees in Argentina earn 9% more than their female counterparts on average.
Service Manager(s) in Argentina are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 11% every 18 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 9% granted to employees every 17 months.
The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.
The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency
Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Argentina for the year 2022. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.
Not all compensation increases are reflected directly in the salary. Some companies offer upgraded packages to their staff instead of cash money. The figures displayed here account only for direct increments to the base salary.
"Service Manager" is considered to be a high bonus-based job. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.
22% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 78% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.
Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 6% to 8% of their annual salary.
The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.Company Performance Bonuses
Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.Goal-Based Bonuses
Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.Holiday / End of Year Bonuses
These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.
People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.
The main two types of jobs
|Revenue Generators||Supporting Cast|
Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.
Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.
Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.
Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.
|Average Salary 2019|
|Average Salary 2020||+2%|
|Average Salary 2021||+3%|
|Average Salary 2022||+2%|
Service Manager salaries in Argentina are on the rise in the year 2023 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2022 are 2% higher than those of 2021. The trend suggests a slow yet continuous increase in pay in 2024 and future years. These numbers may vary from industry to another.
The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.
The minimum pay rate per hour for 'Service Manager' in Argentina is 150 ARS. This is the minimum as per the gathered data in the salary survey not the minimum hourly rate mandated by law.
The average salary for Service Manager is 73% more than that of Automotive. Also, Automotive salaries are 35% less than those of All Jobs.
|Job Title||Average Salary|
|After Sales Automotive Manager||49,500 ARS||-3%|
|Alignment Technician||15,500 ARS||-70%|
|Auto Damage Adjuster||18,100 ARS||-64%|
|Auto Detailer||17,300 ARS||-66%|
|Auto Parts Manager||57,100 ARS||+12%|
|Automotive Assembler||16,600 ARS||-67%|
|Automotive Assembly Manager||54,600 ARS||+7%|
|Automotive Body Repairer||16,300 ARS||-68%|
|Automotive Branch Manager||70,600 ARS||+39%|
|Automotive Central Planner||24,900 ARS||-51%|
|Automotive Electrician||20,600 ARS||-60%|
|Automotive Estimating Manager||46,400 ARS||-9%|
|Automotive Estimator||36,000 ARS||-29%|
|Automotive General Manager||85,800 ARS||+68%|
|Automotive Inventory Officer||17,300 ARS||-66%|
|Automotive Parts Supplier||26,300 ARS||-48%|
|Automotive Project Engineer||30,200 ARS||-41%|
|Automotive Project Manager||59,200 ARS||+16%|
|Automotive Purchase Manager||63,200 ARS||+24%|
|Automotive Sales||35,000 ARS||-31%|
|Automotive Technician||17,200 ARS||-66%|
|Automotive Test Engineer||28,900 ARS||-43%|
|Automotive Warranty Administrator||29,700 ARS||-42%|
|Automotive Warranty Clerk||19,600 ARS||-62%|
|Car Parts and Accessories Fitter||16,300 ARS||-68%|
|Damage Appraiser||25,400 ARS||-50%|
|Diesel Engine Specialist||24,000 ARS||-53%|
|Job Card Opener||15,500 ARS||-70%|
|Lube Technician||14,400 ARS||-72%|
|Master File Maintenance||22,600 ARS||-56%|
|Materials Planner||26,300 ARS||-48%|
|Motor Vehicle Inspector||26,400 ARS||-48%|
|Service Advisor||30,900 ARS||-39%|
|Service Manager||50,900 ARS||-0%|
|Stock Controller||23,300 ARS||-54%|
|Technical Advisor||31,900 ARS||-37%|
|Tire Retreader||15,900 ARS||-69%|
|Used Car Manager||46,900 ARS||-8%|
|Vehicle Body Maker||21,900 ARS||-57%|
|Vehicle Examiner||22,600 ARS||-56%|
|Vehicle Painter||15,000 ARS||-71%|
|Vehicle Trimmer||16,900 ARS||-67%|
|Bahia Blanca||52,500 ARS|
|Buenos Aires||58,300 ARS|
|La Plata||53,800 ARS|
|Mar del Plata||54,600 ARS|
|San Juan||49,700 ARS|
|San Miguel de Tucuman||53,500 ARS|
|Santa Fe||54,400 ARS|
|Santiago del Estero||49,600 ARS|
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Argentina earn 7% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.
A good and competitive compensation would range anywhere between 46,700 ARS and 53,100 ARS. This is a very rough estimate and your experience and education will play a very huge part into your final earnings.
All salary and compensation figures displayed here are gross salary figures, that is the salary before tax deductions. Because taxes may differ across sectors and locations, it is difficult to accurately calculate the net salart after tax for every career.
The base salary for Service Manager in Argentina is ranges from 38,600 ARS to 53,100 ARS. The base salary depends on many factors including experience and education. It is not easy to provide a figure with very little information, so take this range in a grain of salt.
Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary
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