Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Estimator, Automobile Damage is $53,561
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Estimator, Automobile Damages?
An entry-level Estimator, Automobile Damage with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,752 based on 19 salaries. An early career Estimator, Automobile Damage with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,688 based on …Read more
What Do Estimator, Automobile Damages Do?
An automobile damage estimator estimates how much it will cost to repair the damages to a vehicle. Estimators often work for collision shops, and they may complete work in a combination of an office, outdoors, inside the shop, or (in some cases) house visits. The automobile damage estimator uses their knowledge of automobiles and automobile repair to estimate the cost of damages and communicate them to the customer. They must address any questions or concerns that the customer has about the …Read more
- Work with auto repair shops to determine the cost of parts and labor to repair a car.
- Complete insurance paperwork explaining required repairs and price estimates.
- Inspect vehicle requiring repair to identify nature and extent of damage.
- Compare cost of repairs to value of the car to decide if repairs are cost efficient.