The salary statistics of automotive body and related repairers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of automotive body and related repairers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The automotive body and related repairers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for automotive body and related repairers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) automotive body and related repairers is $70,620. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $41,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,880. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 183% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of automotive body and related repairers from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of automotive body and related repairers in 13 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for automotive body and related repairers occupations is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector with an annual salary $59,330. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $33,960).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
From the above tables we note that not only automotive body and related repairers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of automotive body and related repairers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,290 to $70,820. The highest paying state for automotive body and related repairers is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $70,820. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,290. For more salary information of automotive body and related repairers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|District of Columbia|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|New York|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |