Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an Auto Body Repair Technician is $18.47
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Auto Body Repair Technicians?
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 $13.75 based on 14 salaries. An early career Auto Body Repair Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.27 based on 126 …Read more
What Do Auto Body Repair Technicians Do?
An auto body repair technician is the person who evaluates auto body damage and performs the repairs necessary to bring the vehicle back to normal functioning status. This technician works within an automotive garage. Each automotive garage is different. Some have the amenities of a typical office, whereas others do not have heat or air conditioning. An auto body repair technician must be understanding of the environment. The hours worked are in accordance with the garage itself, and many …Read more
- 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.