$58,287
Avg. Salary
$19.52
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$7,000

Bonus

$3,034

Profit Sharing

$12,242

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Body Shop Manager is $19.52 per hour.

The average pay for a Body Shop Manager is $58,287 per year.

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$35k
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MEDIAN $58,287
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$0$101K
Salary $35,104 - $97,911
Bonus $8.69 - $27,369
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $19,866
Commission $1,004 - $60,608
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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$34,098 - $101,042
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 664
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $12.90 - $25.81
Hourly Tips $0.13
Overtime $17.54 - $48.38
Annual Data $0$101K
Bonus $8.69 - $27,369
Commission $1,004 - $60,608
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $19,866
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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$34,098 - $101,042
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 159

Job Description for Body Shop Manager

A body shop manager is in charge of overseeing work performed within their body shop; the body shop may be its own business or part of a larger organization (such as an automotive dealer). The manager handles scheduling, oversees the body shop mechanics and their work, and generally supervises the day-to-day operations of the business. They must hire high-quality employees, as well as oversee training for new personnel to ensure that all equipment and work is performed in as safe a manner as possible. The manager also performs inspections of work done at the body shop to ensure that all quality- and time-related standards are met. This may include tasks such as careful examination of exterior surfaces of vehicles and checking all paint work done to ensure that it matches existing colors accurately, among others.

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Popular Skills for Body Shop Manager


Body Shop Managers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, People Management, Production Management, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Inventory Management as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Customer Relations also typically command lower compensation. Most people who know Operations Management also know Customer Relationship Management (CRM). It is often found that people who know People Management are also skilled in Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Body Shop Manager

Pay by Experience for a Body Shop Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Body Shop Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 84 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Body Shop Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 113 salaries. An experienced Body Shop Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 168 salaries. A Body Shop 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 164 salaries.

Body Shop Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Body Shop Manager?

Body Shop Manager in Huntsville:
"HSV gets bigger and the roads are the same size..."
Pros: The mix of people, no one is from Huntsville.
Cons: Not a huge market for competition.

Body Shop Manager in Ocoee:
"Very challenging."
Pros: Very close to home and where I grew up
Cons: No work life balance

Body Shop Manager in Long Beach:
"Working in Long Beach is a pleasure."
Pros: Long Beach is a place of great opportunities and good weather. The daily commute is a breeze. Long Beach is a melting pot of cultures.
Cons: The bad can be found in every city. Unfortunity Long Beach is a city with a lot of people who have become misplaced in our society.

Body Shop Manager in Orlando:
"Cost of living."
Pros: The weather.
Cons: Relatives too far.

Body Shop Manager in State College:
"I wish I had training in human resources."
Don't let set backs cause you loss of sleep or added stress. Tomorrow is another day. Things always work out one way or another. Your health and family are most important.

Body Shop Manager in Decatur:
"Know what you're getting."
Whatever you get when you enter the door is pretty much what you'll be making from then on. They will change your pay plan (as far as how bonuses are paid) without telling you anything. They will tell you you're getting x% commission increase but it turns out to be (1/3)x%.

Body Shop Manager in Grand Rapids:
"Lots of responsibilities."
Be prepared for tough business decisions and to provide excellent service to those in need and who are not happy to be at your store because they just crashed their car or found damages on their car.

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Key Stats for Body Shop Manager

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 152 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
41%

Experience Affects Body Shop Manager Salaries

▲13%

National Average
$58,000

▼2%

▼14%

▼31%

Skills That Affect Body Shop Manager Salaries

National Average
$58,000



Production Management
▼6%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼8%

Customer Service
▼12%

Estimating
▼23%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼28%

Customer Relations
▼28%

Inventory Management
▼39%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 152 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
no benefits
None: 41%