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Collision Repair Technician Salary

The average wage for a Collision Repair Technician is $17.65 per hour.
$29,516 - $91,230
(Median)
$30K
$59K
$91K
MEDIAN: $59,468
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90%

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$10.80 - $25.68
(Median)
$11
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$29,516 - $91,230  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,907  
Total Pay (?
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$24,605 - $78,283  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 47
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.80 - $25.68  
   
Overtime
$1.14 - $29.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,907  
   
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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$24,605 - $78,283  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 110
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Job Description for Collision Repair Technician

A collision repair technician is the person who is responsible for restoring a vehicle back to its original and operational condition after a collision. This position is one which generally works within an autobody garage, which can be commercially or individually owned. While a garage is considered indoors, it can be affected by outdoor elements, such as extreme heat or cold. A collision repair technician can work with a team of other technicians or individually.

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Collision Repair Technician Tasks

  • Make decisions on repairing or replacing pieces while taking into consideration safety, cost and cycle time.
  • Perform quality repairs in timely manner.
  • Work and communicate with others on vehicle repair status.
  • Examine damaged vehicle and plan repair process.
  • Participate in required safety meetings.

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Pay by Experience Level for Collision Repair Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Collision Repair Technician Advice

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Collision Repair Technician in Belfast:
Get the technical degree for your chosen specialty and do the education/training. It will make life easier on the job and more valuable to the employer.

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Experience Affects Collision Repair Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 31%

Skills That Affect Collision Repair Technician Salaries

Welding
up arrow 2%

National Average
$41,000

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 45% dental benefits Dental: 26%
vision benefits Vision: 21% employee benefits None: 54%