YOUR CAREER AS AN AUTOMOTIVE BODY AND RELATED REPAIRER

Work on cars and get paid a great salary? If you’re passionate about automobiles of all shapes and sizes, this is the career for you.

Automotive body repairer working on a car.

A Day in the Life of a Automotive Body and Related Repairer

Work on cars and get paid a great salary? If you’re passionate about automobiles of all shapes and sizes, this is the career for you.


MEDIAN INCOME

$47K


ANNUAL OPENINGS

580


PROJECTED JOB GROWTH

8.2%


WHAT IS AUTOMOTIVE BODY AND RELATED REPAIRING?

Automotive body and related repairers refinish and repair automotive vehicle bodies and straighten vehicle frames.

ARE YOU A GOOD FIT?

Automotive body and related repairers possess these qualities:

  • MECHANICAL CURIOSITY
  • CUSTOMER SERVICE
  • ATTENTION TO DETAIL

WHAT DO AUTOMOTIVE BODY AND RELATED REPAIRERS DO?

Auto body repair worker assessing collision damage for a customer estimate.

Review damage reports prepare cost estimates and plan work.

Automotive body repairman inspects a car undercarriage for structural damage.

Inspect cars for structural damage.

Close-up of an auto body dent patching repair.

Hammer out or patch dents, dimples and other minor body damage.

Auto body repairer welding replacement parts.

Fix, attach and weld replacement parts into place.

Close-up of man using an automotive paint-buffing machine.

Sand, buff and prime refurbished and repaired surfaces.

Auto body repair worker with paint suit and ventilator spraying blue paint on a vehicle.

Apply new finish to restored body parts.


EDUCATION & TRAINING

Check out the educational requirements for a career in automotive body and related repair.

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High school diploma or equivalent

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Long-term on-the-job training


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