Average Auto Body Repair Technician Hourly Pay

$17.87
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,032
Bonus
$10,840
Commission
$1,800
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The average hourly pay for an Auto Body Repair Technician is $17.87.
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$12.27
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$17.87
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$25.80
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $26
Bonus
$247 - $6,082
Profit Sharing
$200 - $5,000
Commission
$700 - $60,000
Total Pay
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Job Description for Auto Body Repair Technician

Auto Body Repair Technician Tasks
  • Repair damaged vehicles by removing damage and replacing parts.
  • Perform maintenance tasks like replacing head lamps, testing shocks, evaluating brakes, etc.
  • Review and evaluate work orders, identifying where additional information or safety changes are needed.
  • Coordinate with parts and inventory clerks to limit delays and improve efficiency of repairs.

Job Satisfaction for Auto Body Repair Technician

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Popular Skills for Auto Body Repair Technician

Skills in Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding, Aluminum Welding, Welding, Manufacturing Fabrication and Unisys Main Frame are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Auto Body Repair Technician

An entry-level Auto Body Repair Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.92 based on 20 salaries. An early career Auto Body Repair Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.74 based on 212 salaries. A mid-career Auto Body Repair Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.69 based on 106 salaries. An experienced Auto Body Repair Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.30 based on 183 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Employees with Auto Body Repair Technician in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 39.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (27.2% more) and Tampa, Florida (6.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (10.5% less), Las Vegas, Nevada (4.2% less) and Houston, Texas (3.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 870 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.3%
Early Career
24.4%
Mid Career
12.2%
Experienced
21.0%
Late Career
40.1%