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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

49-3021 Automotive Body and Related Repairers

Repair and refinish automotive vehicle bodies and straighten vehicle frames. Excludes "Painters, Transportation Equipment" (51-9122) and "Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers" (49-3022).


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
144,180 1.3 % $22.79 $47,390 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.84 $16.29 $20.95 $27.58 $35.32
Annual Wage (2) $26,710 $33,870 $43,580 $57,370 $73,470


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 103,250 10.98 $22.89 $47,620
Automobile Dealers 26,100 2.01 $22.19 $46,160
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 3,110 0.88 $22.26 $46,300
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 2,120 0.38 $21.43 $44,580
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 960 0.43 $22.46 $46,720

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 103,250 10.98 $22.89 $47,620
Automobile Dealers 26,100 2.01 $22.19 $46,160
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 3,110 0.88 $22.26 $46,300
Spectator Sports 770 0.52 $31.53 $65,570
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 960 0.43 $22.46 $46,720

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Spectator Sports 770 0.52 $31.53 $65,570
Couriers and Express Delivery Services 40 0.01 $31.29 $65,090
Postal Service (federal government) 190 0.03 $30.73 $63,910
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 820 0.01 $28.91 $60,140
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 170 0.01 $28.61 $59,520


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 12,940 0.74 0.76 $25.46 $52,950
Texas 11,000 0.89 0.90 $21.98 $45,720
Florida 9,110 1.04 1.06 $20.71 $43,080
Illinois 7,480 1.24 1.26 $22.03 $45,820
New York 7,030 0.74 0.75 $22.92 $47,680




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
South Dakota 680 1.61 1.64 $19.82 $41,230
Montana 730 1.56 1.59 $21.76 $45,260
North Dakota 600 1.42 1.45 $25.16 $52,330
Rhode Island 650 1.34 1.36 $22.57 $46,950
Maine 800 1.31 1.33 $19.20 $39,940




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 310 0.97 0.99 $28.28 $58,820
Washington 2,390 0.72 0.73 $27.16 $56,500
Virginia 3,740 0.96 0.98 $26.27 $54,650
Maryland 2,710 1.01 1.02 $25.97 $54,020
California 12,940 0.74 0.76 $25.46 $52,950





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 7,430 0.77 0.78 $23.81 $49,520
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 5,900 1.26 1.29 $22.26 $46,290
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 4,530 0.73 0.74 $26.03 $54,150
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 3,230 0.88 0.90 $23.07 $47,990
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 3,120 1.08 1.11 $25.94 $53,960
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 2,750 0.98 1.00 $24.54 $51,040
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 2,740 1.04 1.06 $21.85 $45,460
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 2,720 0.99 1.01 $24.67 $51,300
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 2,310 1.16 1.19 $27.42 $57,030
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,280 0.75 0.76 $20.99 $43,650