Automotive body & related repairers

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Total Workforce

124k

Average Age

42.2

Average Salary

$46,620

Average Male Salary

$46,637

Average Female Salary

$46,034

About

Automotive body & related repairers are most often employed by the Automotive repair & maintenance industry. The average yearly wage for Automotive body & related repairers was $46,620 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Automotive body & related repairers by wage are Special education teachers, Clergy, and Child, family, and school social workers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Automotive body & related repairers are Elizabeth City PUMA, NJ, Greer City (East) PUMA, SC, and Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Automotive body & related repairers are Elizabeth City PUMA, NJ, Greer City (East) PUMA, SC, and Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Automotive body & related repairers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Automotive repair & maintenance is the industry that employs the most Automotive body & related repairers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Automotive body & related repairers, by average wage, is Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies merchant wholesalers. Automotive body & related repairers are paid most in Mower, Steele, Freeborn & Dodge Counties PUMA, MN but are relatively concentrated in Elizabeth City PUMA, NJ.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$46,620

AVERAGE SALARY

± $2,136

In 2018, Automotive body & related repairers earned an average of $46,620, $7,268 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Clergy make somewhat more than Automotive body & related repairers while Special education teachers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Automotive body & related repairers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.31

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Automotive body & related repairers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.31, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Automotive body & related repairers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Automotive body & related repairers.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Automotive body & related repairers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Automotive body & related repairers, by number of employees, are Automotive repair & maintenance, Car Dealers, and Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing.

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Industries by Share

124k

2018 Workforce

± 8,634

0.465%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 9.83%

The number of people employed as Automotive body & related repairers has been growing at a rate of 0.465%, from 123,204 people in 2017 to 123,777 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Automotive body & related repairers employed by various industries. Automotive repair & maintenance employs the largest share of Automotive body & related repairers at  78.4%, followed by Car Dealers with 12.8% and Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing with 3.48%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Automotive body & related repairers in the US. The average age of male Automotive body & related repairers in the workforce is 42.3 and of female Automotive body & related repairers is 37.3, and the most common race/ethnicity for Automotive body & related repairers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

120k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 8,510

3.54k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 1,460

97.1% of Automotive body & related repairers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Automotive body & related repairers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Automotive body & related repairers

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

  2. White (Hispanic)

  3. Other (Hispanic)

64.4% of Automotive body & related repairers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 18.2% of Automotive body & related repairers, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Automotive body & related repairers.

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Age by Gender

42.3

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.971

37.3

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 5.68

The median age of Automotive body & related repairers is 42.2, and Male employees are generally 5.05 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Automotive body & related repairers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Automotive body & related repairers is Business but a relatively high number of Automotive body & related repairers hold a major in Business.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

MOST COMMON MAJORS

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Automotive body & related repairers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Automotive body & related repairers need many skills, but most especially Repairing, Troubleshooting, and Critical Thinking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Automotive body & related repairers need more than the average amount of Installation, Repairing, and Equipment Maintenance.

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