Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an Autobody Technician is $17.37
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Autobody Technicians?
An early career Autobody Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.26 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Autobody Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.26 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Autobody …Read more
What Do Autobody Technicians Do?
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.
Some autobody technicians work alone, while others work with a team of other autobody technicians within a commercial garage. This person should pay close attention to detail, as it is their job to get the vehicle back to an acceptable condition for its …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.