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Automotive Body Repair Manager Salary

Automotive Body Repair Managers who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up more than two-thirds of Automotive Body Repair Managers. Pay fluctuates from $32K to $83K per year, but expected earnings average $51K annually. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. More than half enjoy medical while roughly a fourth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to about a fifth. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
$29,659 - $80,092
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MEDIAN: $51,348
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$8.93 - $28.59
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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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
$29,659 - $80,092  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,830  
Commission
$0.00 - $21,600  
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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$32,203 - $82,762  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 172
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
$8.93 - $28.59  
   
Overtime
$11.56 - $34.00  
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 - $14,830  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $21,600  
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).
)
$32,203 - $82,762  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 28
United States (change)

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 many Automotive Body Repair Managers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $44K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $51K. Automotive Body Repair Managers see a median salary of $56K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $57K.

Experience Affects Automotive Body Repair Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$53,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 25%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 38%