Autobody Technician Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Autobody Technicians earn an average of $17.64 per hour. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Some workers in this field — around half — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by about one-half and dental plans are enjoyed by over a third. The majority of Autobody Technicians claim high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$28,300 - $93,819
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$57K
$94K
MEDIAN: $57,253
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$12.47 - $25.91
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$0$93K
Salary $28,300 - $93,819
Bonus $10.21 - $13,702
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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$26,813 - $70,890
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 69
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $12.47 - $25.91
Hourly Tips $3.72
Overtime $14.39 - $49.45
Annual Data $0$70K
Bonus $10.21 - $13,702
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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$26,813 - $70,890
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 160

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Job Description for Autobody Technician

An autobody technician fixes a vehicle after it has been damaged by an accident or other incident. They typically work in an automotive garage setting; however, this position can be performed in a home-based or commercial garage as well.

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Autobody 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Autobody Technician

Pay by Experience for an Autobody Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Autobody Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 67 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Autobody Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Autobody Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 64 salaries. An Autobody Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 89 salaries.

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Key Stats for Autobody Technician

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
41%
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Experience Affects Autobody Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$41,000

Mid-Career
▼10%

Entry-Level
▼18%

Skills That Affect Autobody Technician Salaries

Frame Repair
▲60%


PAINTER
▼0%

National Average
$41,000

Welding
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
no benefits
None: 44%
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