Just under three-fifths 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 $99K per year, and the average comes out to $49K annually. It's heartening to note that most people in this field love their work, finding it both fun and rewarding. Some workers in this field — a little less than half — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a little over a half and dental plans are enjoyed by over a third.

$29,986 - $97,875
(Median)
$30K
$49K
$98K
MEDIAN: $48,795
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$9.79 - $28.09
(Median)
$9
$18
$28
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$29,986 - $97,875  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $45,958  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
Commission
$10,800  
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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$30,029 - $98,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$9.79 - $28.09  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.67  
Overtime
$30.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $45,958  
   
Commission
$10,800  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$30,029 - $98,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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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.

Common Career Paths for Automotive Body Repair Manager


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As Automotive Body Repair Managers transition into upper-level roles like Body Shop Managers, it's possible that they won't see a change in salary. Body Shop Managers earn the same amount as Automotive Body Repair Managers on average.

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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.


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $40K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $52K. Automotive Body Repair Managers see a median salary of $56K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $62K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Automotive Body Repair Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
medical benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 46%
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