Automotive Body Repair Manager Salary

With about two-thirds of Automotive Body Repair Managers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Automotive Body Repair Managers is $51K per year and can range from $30K on the lower end to $85K per year near the higher end. Although approximately two in five lack health benefits of any kind, a majority do enjoy medical insurance, and just under a third get dental coverage, too. Work is enjoyable for Automotive Body Repair Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,434 - $82,439
(Median)
$29K
$51K
$82K
MEDIAN: $50,502
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90%

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$9.70 - $29.80
(Median)
$9
$20
$30
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$29,434 - $82,439  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,866  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $20,608  
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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$30,189 - $85,085  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 174
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.70 - $29.80  
   
Overtime
$11.74 - $38.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,866  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $20,608  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$30,189 - $85,085  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Job Description for Automotive Body Repair Manager

The body shop is one place that car owners would usually prefer never to have to deal with, but customers still want to be sure that the body work they need is done well and professionally. The shop itself has a reputation to protect, and it will therefore want to ensure that customers have a positive experience despite what are often negative circumstances. The automotive body repair manager is the person responsible for supervising auto body repair workers and making sure that they put forth their best and most effective efforts.

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Automotive Body Repair Manager Tasks

  • Ensure maximum profitability and customer satisfaction.
  • Complete quality checks and documentation of all completed work before delivery to client.
  • Manage automotive technicians, shop attendants, and their training.
  • May manage parts inventory.

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Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Body Repair Manager

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


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $42K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $53K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $58K in this role. Automotive Body Repair Managers who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $57K.

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Experience Affects Automotive Body Repair Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 28%
medical benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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