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Automotive Body Repair Manager Salary

More than two-thirds of Automotive Body Repair Managers in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $30K to $82K per year, and the average comes out to $51K annually. For the most part, Automotive Body Repair Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. More than half report receiving medical coverage from their employers and approximately one-fourth collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$29,426 - $79,761
(Median)
$29K
$51K
$80K
MEDIAN: $51,487
10%
50%
90%

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$8.77 - $28.37
(Median)
$8
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$29,426 - $79,761  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,865  
Commission
$0.00 - $20,482  
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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$29,686 - $81,865  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 176
National Hourly Rate 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$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$8.77 - $28.37  
   
Overtime
$11.63 - $38.64  
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.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,865  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $20,482  
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).
)
$29,686 - $81,865  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Job Description for Automotive Body Repair Manager

  • 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.


For Automotive Body Repair Managers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $43K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $52K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $56K in this role. Automotive Body Repair Managers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't higher than those with 10 to 20 years.

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Experience Affects Automotive Body Repair Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$53,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 24%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 39%
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