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Auto Body Careers

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​Work in automotive collision, repair and refinishing involves challenge and variety. Skilled auto body repairers and refinishers are needed by:

  • automobile repair shops
  • trucking companies
  • bus lines
  • governments from local to federal
 
Related jobs include:
  • Auto body technician or repairer 
  • Auto damage appraiser
  • Automotive developer and designer
  • Automotive painter
  • Claims adjuster or examiner
  • Collision repair technician
  • Frame technician
  • Glazier (glass repairer)
  • Industrial painter
  • Insurance adjuster
  • OEM and after-market parts salesman
  • Refinish technician
  • Shop owner
  • Welder and metal worker
 
According to America’s Career Infonet, related jobs include the following in Texas:

Job Median Hourly Rate Median Annual Salary Projected Job Growth Through 2020
Automotive body repairers $17.66 $36,700 +13%
Glaziers (glass repairers) $16.77 $34,900 +17%
Insurance adjusters and examiners $29.16 $60,700 +4%