Automotive Body Repair Manager Salary

The majority of Automotive Body Repair Managers in the United States — somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $30K to $82K per year, and the median is $52K annually. More than half enjoy medical while nearly one-fourth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly less than a fifth. The majority of Automotive Body Repair Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$29,444 - $80,089
(Median)
$29K
$52K
$80K
MEDIAN: $51,740
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50%
90%

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$8.77 - $28.37
(Median)
$8
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $18.00
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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
$29,444 - $80,089  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,933  
Commission
$0.00 - $20,542  
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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$29,887 - $82,215  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 172
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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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 - $14,933  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $20,542  
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).
)
$29,887 - $82,215  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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.


The average beginner in this position makes around $43K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $52K. Automotive Body Repair Managers bring in $57K after working for 10 to 20 years. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $56K.

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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 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
43%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 25%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 38%