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Auto Body Technician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$48,000
$30,000
$48,000
$75,000
Auto body technicians in the United States make an average salary of $48,246 per year or $23.2 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $30,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $75,000. If you like following the crowd, retail and automotive companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out automotive, retail, and hospitality companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. New Jersey, New York, Illinois, Connecticut, and Rhode Island provide the highest auto body technician salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Ewing, NJ
$57,688
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Map of Auto Body Technician Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Auto Body Technicians earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Average Auto Body Technician Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for an auto body technician is roughly $48,246 per year, which boils down to $23.2 per hour. Interestingly enough, auto body technicians have the highest salaries in Ewing, NJ at about $57,688 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Ewing, NJ is $29,000. Additionally, auto body technicians make more than the average salary in Clifton Park, NY, Chicago, IL, Simi Valley, CA, Everett, WA, and Kansas City, KS. On a more broad level, auto body technician salaries are highest in New Jersey, New York, Illinois, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania. On the contrary, Florida, Georgia, and Oklahoma offer the lowest auto body technician salaries.

City
Average Salary
Ewing, NJ
Ewing, NJ
$57,688
$58k
Clifton Park, NY
Clifton Park, NY
$52,051
$52k
Chicago, IL
Chicago, IL
$51,408
$51k
Simi Valley, CA
Simi Valley, CA
$47,533
$48k
Everett, WA
Everett, WA
$44,955
$45k
Kansas City, KS
Kansas City, KS
$44,807
$45k
Gresham, OR
Gresham, OR
$44,622
$45k
Las Vegas, NV
Las Vegas, NV
$44,298
$44k
Maplewood, MN
Maplewood, MN
$44,220
$44k
Tempe, AZ
Tempe, AZ
$43,533
$44k

High Paying Auto Body Technician Jobs

Average Auto Body Technician Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as an auto body technician, being employed by a company such as Cox Enterprises or Ken Garff Automotive Group would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Hendrick Automotive Group and Cook Group also report highly competitive salaries for auto body technicians.

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Auto Body Technician Salary History

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    Auto Body Technician Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for an auto body technician can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
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    Auto Body Technician
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    Upper Chichester, PA
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    $33,392
    $33,392
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    Jances Body Shop Inc.
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    Kalispell, MT
    Kalispell, MT
    10/14/2020
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    $37,566
    $37,566
    10/14/2020
    B Street Collsion Center
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    Auto Body Tech
    Auto Body Tech
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    Kansas City, KS
    Kansas City, KS
    10/09/2020
    10/09/2020
    $50,000
    $50,000
    10/09/2020
    Sunnyside Automotive Group
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    Auto Body Collision Technician
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    Cleveland, OH
    Cleveland, OH
    09/29/2020
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    $50,000
    $50,000
    09/29/2020
    Pennfleet Corp
    Pennfleet Corp
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    Philadelphia, PA
    Philadelphia, PA
    09/24/2020
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    $33,392
    $33,392
    09/24/2020
    B Street Collsion Center
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    Disassembly Technician-Auto Body
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    Omaha, NE
    Omaha, NE
    09/09/2020
    09/09/2020
    $40,000
    $40,000
    09/09/2020
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    Pflugerville, TX
    Pflugerville, TX
    08/25/2020
    08/25/2020
    $41,740
    $41,740
    08/25/2020
    Kolosso Toyota
    Kolosso Toyota
    Auto Body Technician
    Auto Body Technician
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    Green Bay, WI
    Green Bay, WI
    08/18/2020
    08/18/2020
    $35,000
    $35,000
    08/18/2020
    B Street Collsion Center
    B Street Collsion Center
    Auto Body Technician-Disassembly
    Auto Body Technician-Disassembly
    Auto Body Technician-Disassembly
    Kansas City, KS
    Kansas City, KS
    08/18/2020
    08/18/2020
    $40,000
    $40,000
    08/18/2020
    B Street Collsion Center
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    Auto Body Technician-Disassembly
    Auto Body Technician-Disassembly
    Auto Body Technician-Disassembly
    Omaha, NE
    Omaha, NE
    08/18/2020
    08/18/2020
    $40,000
    $40,000
    08/18/2020