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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

49-3021 Automotive Body and Related Repairers

Repair and refinish automotive vehicle bodies and straighten vehicle frames. Excludes "Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers" (49-3022) and "Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders" (51-9124).


National estimates for Automotive Body and Related Repairers
Industry profile for Automotive Body and Related Repairers
Geographic profile for Automotive Body and Related Repairers

National estimates for Automotive Body and Related Repairers:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Automotive Body and Related Repairers:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
137,120 1.4 % $ 23.77 $ 49,430 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for Automotive Body and Related Repairers:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 13.51 $ 16.91 $ 21.80 $ 28.63 $ 37.12
Annual Wage (2) $ 28,090 $ 35,170 $ 45,350 $ 59,560 $ 77,210


Industry profile for Automotive Body and Related Repairers:

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Automotive Body and Related Repairers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 98,660 11.13 $ 23.95 $ 49,820
Automobile Dealers 24,040 2.01 $ 23.04 $ 47,920
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 3,170 0.93 $ 22.73 $ 47,290
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 1,370 0.70 $ 23.52 $ 48,930
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 1,230 0.23 $ 20.33 $ 42,280

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Automotive Body and Related Repairers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 98,660 11.13 $ 23.95 $ 49,820
Automobile Dealers 24,040 2.01 $ 23.04 $ 47,920
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 3,170 0.93 $ 22.73 $ 47,290
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 1,370 0.70 $ 23.52 $ 48,930
Spectator Sports 570 0.52 $ 33.18 $ 69,010

Top paying industries for Automotive Body and Related Repairers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Spectator Sports 570 0.52 $ 33.18 $ 69,010
Couriers and Express Delivery Services 30 (7) $ 33.11 $ 68,860
Postal Service (federal government) 190 0.03 $ 31.70 $ 65,930
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 850 0.02 $ 30.43 $ 63,290
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 150 0.01 $ 30.25 $ 62,910


Geographic profile for Automotive Body and Related Repairers:

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





States with the highest employment level in Automotive Body and Related Repairers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 11,620 0.71 0.72 $ 25.93 $ 53,920
Texas 10,310 0.85 0.86 $ 22.88 $ 47,580
Florida 8,550 1.01 1.03 $ 23.99 $ 49,890
Pennsylvania 6,930 1.26 1.28 $ 23.12 $ 48,090
Illinois 6,560 1.17 1.18 $ 23.33 $ 48,520




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Automotive Body and Related Repairers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
South Dakota 780 1.89 1.91 $ 21.30 $ 44,300
Montana 750 1.64 1.67 $ 23.10 $ 48,040
North Dakota 640 1.59 1.61 $ 25.78 $ 53,620
Rhode Island 700 1.59 1.61 $ 24.52 $ 51,000
Nebraska 1,280 1.36 1.38 $ 23.12 $ 48,080




Top paying states for Automotive Body and Related Repairers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington 2,230 0.70 0.71 $ 27.65 $ 57,510
Virginia 3,660 0.99 1.00 $ 27.47 $ 57,140
North Carolina 4,920 1.15 1.16 $ 27.31 $ 56,810
Colorado 2,770 1.07 1.09 $ 27.25 $ 56,680
Maryland 2,780 1.10 1.12 $ 26.48 $ 55,090





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Automotive Body and Related Repairers:

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 6,500 0.74 0.75 $ 25.50 $ 53,040
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 4,800 1.10 1.12 $ 23.66 $ 49,220
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 3,800 0.65 0.66 $ 24.92 $ 51,830
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 3,410 1.29 1.31 $ 26.23 $ 54,570
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 3,230 0.90 0.91 $ 23.73 $ 49,360
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 3,020 1.12 1.14 $ 26.86 $ 55,860
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 2,630 1.05 1.06 $ 26.44 $ 55,000
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 2,380 0.91 0.93 $ 25.00 $ 52,000
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 2,350 0.78 0.79 $ 30.89 $ 64,250
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 2,320 1.31 1.32 $ 26.83 $ 55,810




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Automotive Body and Related Repairers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Johnstown, PA 130 2.69 2.72 $ 17.42 $ 36,240
Fond du Lac, WI 110 2.59 2.63 $ 18.34 $ 38,140
Chattanooga, TN-GA 620 2.55 2.59 $ 19.22 $ 39,970
Rapid City, SD 160 2.52 2.56 $ 20.68 $ 43,020
Pocatello, ID 80 2.47 2.51 $ 22.18 $ 46,140
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 260 2.38 2.42 $ 22.30 $ 46,380
Williamsport, PA 110 2.35 2.38 $ 16.68 $ 34,690
Jacksonville, NC 100 2.24 2.27 $ 22.66 $ 47,140
Altoona, PA 120 2.22 2.25 $ 19.27 $ 40,090
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 410 2.12 2.15 $ 21.00 $ 43,680