Auto Body Technician Salary (United States)

An Auto Body Technician earns an average wage of $16.56 per hour. Experience strongly influences pay for this job.
Auto Body Technician Salary (?
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$27,148 - $77,887
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $47,816
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Auto Body Technician Salary (?
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$10.15 - $24.37
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$27,148 - $77,887  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,021 - $64,869  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.15 - $24.37  
   
Overtime
$13.28 - $30.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,000  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,021 - $64,869  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 129
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Job Description for Auto Body Technician

  • Review and evaluate work orders, identifying where additional information or safety changes are needed.
  • Coordinate with parts and inventory clerks to limit delays and improve efficiency of repairs.
  • Repair damaged vehicles by removing damage and replacing parts.
  • Perform maintenance tasks like replacing head lamps, testing shocks, evaluating brakes, etc.

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Pay by Experience Level for Auto Body Technician

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Experience Affects Auto Body Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
National Average
$38,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
Entry-Level
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 50% dental benefits Dental: 20%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 49%