Automotive Body Repair Manager Salary

Just below 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 $103K per year, and the average comes out to $46K per year. Some workers in this field — about two in five — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by around two in five. Automotive Body Repair Managers largely appreciate their work and find this position highly satisfactory. Automotive Body Repair Managers who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 89 percent. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$29,729 - $100,899
$30K
$46K
$100K
MEDIAN: $45,781
10%
50%
90%

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$10.18 - $32.97
$10
$19
$33
MEDIAN: $19.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$29,729 - $100,899  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $45,615  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
Commission
$10,385  
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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$30,495 - $102,709  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.18 - $32.97  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.67  
Overtime
$28.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $45,615  
   
Commission
$10,385  
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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$30,495 - $102,709  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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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

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

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Automotive Body Repair Managers' salaries tend to stay somewhat constant even when they advance into higher-level positions like Body Shop Manager. On average, Body Shop Managers get paid about the same as Automotive Body Repair Managers do.

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Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Body Repair Manager

Pay by Experience for an Automotive Body Repair Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Automotive Body Repair Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Automotive Body Repair Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Automotive Body Repair Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 14 salaries. An Automotive Body Repair Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 17 salaries.

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Key Stats for Automotive Body Repair Manager

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
35%
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Experience Affects Automotive Body Repair Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

Experienced
▲24%

National Average
$52,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 39%