Automobile Body Refinisher Salary

An Automobile Body Refinisher earns an average wage of $16.31 per hour.

$25,736 - $137,013
$26K
$49K
$140K
MEDIAN: $49,354
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50%
90%

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$10.67 - $26.84
$11
$16
$27
MEDIAN: $16.48
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$0$137K
Salary $25,736 - $137,013
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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$23,850 - $83,064
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22
Hourly Data $0$62
Hourly Rate $10.67 - $26.84
Overtime $20.71 - $62.58
Annual Data $0$83K
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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$23,850 - $83,064
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 56

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Job Description for Automobile Body Refinisher

An automobile body finisher prepares cars for painting and then carries out the necessary paint work and finishing. Cars may simply need a new paint job, or they may have been in a collision. This often means that the finisher will have to manipulate the car back into shape prior to carrying out paint jobs.

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Automobile Body Refinisher Tasks

  • Understand all phases of automotive refinishing and a high skill level in the application of top coats.
  • Provide a complete set of hand tools, a few basic air tools, and a mobile tool cabinet.
  • Perform repairs accurately and rarely commit an error in work or judgment.
  • Complete all refinish repairs as listed.

Automobile Body Refinisher Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Automobile Body Refinisher

Pay by Experience for an Automobile Body Refinisher has a positive trend. An entry-level Automobile Body Refinisher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 30 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Automobile Body Refinisher 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 18 salaries. An experienced Automobile Body Refinisher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 31 salaries. An Automobile Body Refinisher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 24 salaries.

Automobile Body Refinisher Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Automobile Body Refinisher?

Automobile Body Refinisher in Columbus:
"Don't work on cars for a living."
Take computer science and technology if you want to have a good career in the automotive industry. But my advice. Don't work on automobiles to make a living. Instead-make it a hobby.

Key Stats for Automobile Body Refinisher

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
31%
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Experience Affects Automobile Body Refinisher Salaries

Late-Career
▲24%

Experienced
▲17%

National Average
$40,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 45%
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