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Automotive Body and Related Repairers

General Information

Description

Repair and refinish automotive vehicle bodies and straighten vehicle frames.

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Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit79.94%
  2. Self-employed17.59%
  3. Private, not for profit1.17%
  4. State and local government0.72%
  5. Federal government0.18%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Industry areas

  • Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

Job Outlook

Projected Job Growth (2022 - 2032)
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$47,670

Military salary*

$68,175

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State-by-state Salary

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$60,480
$19,020
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Education & Interests

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 41%
  • Post-secondary certificate 34%
  • Less than high school 23%
  • Some college 0%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Bachelor's degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

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PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS

You may find this career fulfilling if you consider yourself to be:

  • Realistic — You have an interest in physically working with equipment, materials or structures.

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Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership

Knowledge

  • Mechanical
  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Transportation
  • Engineering and Technology

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