$41,381
Avg. Salary
$15.42
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$486

Bonus

$4,050

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Automotive Body Repairer is $15.42 per hour.

The average pay for an Automotive Body Repairer is $41,381 per year.

10%
$10.06
10%
$15.42
50%
$24.68
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90%
MEDIAN $15.42
10%
$24k
10%
$41k
50%
$83k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $41,381
$23,840 - $83,271
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$83K
MEDIAN: $41,381
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$10.06 - $24.68
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MEDIAN: $15.42
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$0$83K
Salary $23,840 - $83,271
Bonus $2.30 - $4,848
Profit Sharing $4,050
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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$21,190 - $60,422
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 70
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $10.06 - $24.68
Hourly Tips $2.92
Overtime $16.25 - $32.49
Annual Data $0$60K
Bonus $2.30 - $4,848
Profit Sharing $4,050
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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$21,190 - $60,422
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 241

Job Description for Automotive Body Repairer

An automotive body repairer works to repair damage to car bodies caused by either an accident or simple fatigue. Generally, experience is required for this job, and some jobs might require technical schooling in the field in addition to experience and a high school diploma.

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Automotive Body Repairer 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.

Common Career Paths for Automotive Body Repairer


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Automotive Body Repairers who transition into an Automobile Damage Estimator role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $45K per year. Automotive Body Repairers most often move into positions as Autobody Repair Technicians or Automotive Painters; those groups report median salaries that are $3K higher and $5K higher, respectively.

Automotive Body Repairer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Body Repairer

Pay by Experience for an Automotive Body Repairer has a positive trend. An entry-level Automotive Body Repairer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 80 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Automotive Body Repairer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Automotive Body Repairer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 33 salaries. An Automotive Body Repairer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 45 salaries.

Automotive Body Repairer Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Automotive Body Repairer?

Automotive Body Repairer in Hatboro:
Don't comin in this business if u don't enjoy working with cars.

Automotive Body Repairer in Clifton Heights:
"Insurance Companies control labor rate."
Be a shop owner and not an employee.

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Key Stats for Automotive Body Repairer

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
27%

Experience Affects Automotive Body Repairer Salaries

▲38%

▲12%

▲2%

National Average
$34,000

▼20%

Skills That Affect Automotive Body Repairer Salaries

▲4%


National Average
$34,000

Painting
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 57%