Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an Automobile Detailer is $12.25
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Automobile Detailers?
An entry-level Automobile Detailer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.92 based on 109 salaries. An early career Automobile Detailer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.72 based on 630 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Automobile Detailers Do?
Automobile detailers specialize in providing a thorough cleaning of an automobile's interior and exterior. Polishing, waxing, and vacuuming are common techniques used by auto detailers in an attempt to make a vehicle look as close to new as possible. They must provide care for windows, wheels, paint, rims, and interior upholstery. Detailers must have a good understanding of the various waxes, polishes, detergents, and degreasers they may be required to use on the job. Clay bars are often used …Read more
- Clean and restore vehicle exterior and interior.
- Examine vehicle for cosmetic defects.
- Clean and detail engine and engine compartment.
- Touch up interior and exterior surfaces.