Autobody Technician Salary

A sizeable majority of Autobody Technicians in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $17.50 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Health benefits are not claimed by all — nearly one-half lack any form of coverage — but roughly one-half have medical insurance, and about two-fifths have dental, too. For the most part, Autobody Technicians enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$28,595 - $84,951
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$58K
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MEDIAN: $58,379
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$12.08 - $25.27
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$0$84K
Salary $28,595 - $84,951
Bonus $2,017
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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$25,551 - $71,486
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 68
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $12.08 - $25.27
Hourly Tips $3.72
Overtime $14.48 - $45.00
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $2,017
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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$25,551 - $71,486
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 162

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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

  • Repair damaged vehicles by removing damage and replacing parts.
  • Perform maintenance tasks like replacing head lamps, testing shocks, evaluating brakes, etc.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Autobody Technician

Pay by Experience for an Autobody Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Autobody Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 67 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Autobody Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Autobody Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 64 salaries. An Autobody Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 89 salaries.

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Key Stats for Autobody Technician

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
40%
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Experience Affects Autobody Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$40,000

Mid-Career
▼8%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Skills That Affect Autobody Technician Salaries

Frame Repair
▲63%


PAINTER
▲3%

National Average
$40,000

Welding
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 49%
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