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Automobile Body Refinisher Salary

An Automobile Body Refinisher earns an average wage of $15.40 per hour.

$25,235 - $77,079
(Median)
$25K
$52K
$77K
MEDIAN: $52,071
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50%
90%

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$10.15 - $24.29
(Median)
$10
$15
$24
MEDIAN: $15.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$25,235 - $77,079  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,231  
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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$21,943 - $61,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.15 - $24.29  
   
Overtime
$15.05 - $37.08  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,231  
   
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).
)
$21,943 - $61,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 108

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Job Description for Automobile Body Refinisher

An automobile body finisher prepares cars for painting and then carries out the necessary paint work and finishing. Cars may simply need a new paint job, or they may have been in a collision. This often means that the finisher will have to manipulate the car back into shape prior to carrying out paint jobs.

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Automobile Body Refinisher Tasks

  • Perform repairs accurately and rarely commit an error in work or judgment.
  • Complete all refinish repairs as listed.
  • Understand all phases of automotive refinishing and a high skill level in the application of top coats.
  • Provide a complete set of hand tools, a few basic air tools, and a mobile tool cabinet.

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Pay by Experience Level for Automobile Body Refinisher

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Automobile Body Refinisher Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 52% dental benefits Dental: 30%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 47%
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