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Autobody Technician Salary (United States)

An Autobody Technician earns an average wage of $16.32 per hour. A skill in Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding is associated with high pay for this job.
Autobody Technician Salary (?
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$24,417 - $80,000
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MEDIAN: $51,198
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Autobody Technician Salary (?
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$11.49 - $22.25
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$24,417 - $80,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,980  
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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$24,279 - $59,321  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.49 - $22.25  
   
Overtime
$17.56 - $30.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,980  
   
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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$24,279 - $59,321  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 85
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Job Description for Autobody Technician

An autobody technician fixes a vehicle after it has been damaged by an accident or other incident. They typically work in an automotive garage setting; however, this position can be performed in a home-based or commercial garage as well.
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Autobody Technician Tasks
  • 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 Autobody Technician

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Experience Affects Autobody Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%
Experienced
up arrow 5%
National Average
$36,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Skills That Affect Autobody Technician Salaries

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
up arrow 12%
Welding
up arrow 4%
National Average
$36,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 54% dental benefits Dental: 17%
vision benefits Vision: 13% employee benefits None: 44%