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 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$25,470|
|25th Percentile Wage||$32,530|
|50th Percentile Wage||$41,970|
|75th Percentile Wage||$55,930|
|90th Percentile Wage||$70,670|
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 $70,670. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $41,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,470. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 177% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of automotive body and related repairers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-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 $60,260. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $34,170).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|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 $18,190 to $59,140. The highest paying state for automotive body and related repairers is Alaska with a median annual salary of $59,140. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,190. 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|
|Rhode Island|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|New York|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |