Auto Body Technician with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding Skills Salary

An Auto Body Technician with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding skills earns an average wage of $17.14 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$37,003 - $102,296
$37K
$58K
$100K
MEDIAN: $58,273
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$11.85 - $23.52
$12
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $17.14
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$37,003 - $102,296  
   
Bonus
$600  
Total Pay (?
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$25,899 - $73,079  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.85 - $23.52  
   
Overtime
$10.64 - $35.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$600  
   
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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$25,899 - $73,079  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 80

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Pay by Experience Level for Auto Body Technician

Pay by Experience for an Auto Body Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Auto Body Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 37 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Auto Body Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Auto Body Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 40 salaries. An Auto Body Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 29 salaries.

Key Stats for Auto Body Technician

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Auto Body Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲5%

Late-Career
▲5%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
no benefits
None: 53%
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