Automotive Body Repair Manager Salary

Automotive Body Repair Managers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and just below two-thirds have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $51K per year, but may range from $30K to $122K per year. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the larger part and dental insurance is reported by more than two-fifths. Automotive Body Repair Managers largely appreciate their work and find this position highly satisfactory. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$30,841 - $111,920
$31K
$51K
$110K
MEDIAN: $51,204
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50%
90%

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$10.52 - $29.80
$11
$19
$30
MEDIAN: $19.40
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50%
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$0$113K
Salary $30,841 - $111,920
Bonus $29,479
Profit Sharing $145
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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$30,832 - $113,347
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $10.52 - $29.80
Hourly Tips $1.67
Overtime $28.50
Annual Data $0$113K
Bonus $29,479
Profit Sharing $145
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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$30,832 - $113,347
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Automotive Body Repair Manager

The body shop is one place that car owners would usually prefer never to have to deal with, but customers still want to be sure that the body work they need is done well and professionally. The shop itself has a reputation to protect, and it will therefore want to ensure that customers have a positive experience despite what are often negative circumstances. The automotive body repair manager is the person responsible for supervising auto body repair workers and making sure that they put forth their best and most effective efforts.

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Automotive Body Repair Manager Tasks

  • Manage automotive technicians, shop attendants, and their training.
  • May manage parts inventory.
  • Ensure maximum profitability and customer satisfaction.
  • Complete quality checks and documentation of all completed work before delivery to client.

Common Career Paths for Automotive Body Repair Manager


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Automotive Body Repair Managers tend not to experience significant pay changes as they move up the career ladder to roles like Body Shop Manager. The two jobs pay about the same on average.

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Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Body Repair Manager

Pay by Experience for an Automotive Body Repair Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Automotive Body Repair Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Automotive Body Repair Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Automotive Body Repair Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 14 salaries. An Automotive Body Repair Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 17 salaries.

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Key Stats for Automotive Body Repair Manager

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
35%

Experience Affects Automotive Body Repair Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

Experienced
▲12%

National Average
$57,000

Mid-Career
▼11%

Entry-Level
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 25%