Automobile Estimator Salary

Pay for Automobile Estimators in the United States sits in the ballpark of $44K per year. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Automobile Estimators who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 82 percent. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, more than a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a majority and dental insurance is reported by more than two-fifths. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$27,183 - $66,663
(Median)
$27K
$44K
$67K
MEDIAN: $44,424
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90%

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$9.78 - $23.49
(Median)
$9
$15
$23
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$27,183 - $66,663  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,199  
Commission
$-0.50 - $23,839  
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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$25,537 - $64,992  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 125
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.78 - $23.49  
   
Overtime
$7.21 - $43.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,199  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $23,839  
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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$25,537 - $64,992  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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Job Description for Automobile Estimator

  • Inspect vehicle requiring repair to identify nature and extent of damage.
  • Compare cost of repairs to value of the car to decide if repairs are cost efficient.
  • Work with auto repair shops to determine the cost of parts and labor to repair a car.
  • Complete insurance paperwork explaining required repairs and price estimates.

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Pay by Experience Level for Automobile Estimator

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


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $38K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $46K. For Automobile Estimators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $51K. Automobile Estimators who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $47K.

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Experience Affects Automobile Estimator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 36%
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