Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an Automotive Body Repairer is $16.33
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Body Repairers?
An entry-level Automotive Body Repairer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.76 based on 14 salaries. An early career Automotive Body Repairer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.56 based on 77 …Read more
What Do Automotive Body Repairers Do?
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.
In some shops, the automotive repairer will also be the person who handles cost and time estimates for clients. Those in this position should be able to repair dents and fiberglass parts, straighten bent parts, replace …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.