how much an auto body technician make per hour?

hi i'm almost graduating from college as an auto body technician I really love this career but i want to make sure this carrer is good for my future or at least i can live decent I don't try to get rich but to live decent and who knows one day have my own shop.. help me!! give me your opinion about it... be honest

Asked By: Herman Minaya - 12/15/2010
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Most body techs make around 14-18.00 per hour and frame work may be higher but it depends on the area you live in and if you work at a dealer or independant shop and work flow. It also depends on how skilled and efficient you are. I've had techs working for me make double or triple the rate since they worked faster... More
Answered By: paul h - 12/15/2010
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This will depend upon many things, but mainly, the area you are in, and the shop you work for. New car dealers will give you the best wage, and keep you busier in most cases than a local shop. There are a few local shops that can do this, but far and few between. But even the dealership shops are most likely seeing... More
Answered By: Mark N - 12/15/2010
Around $14 to $35 depending on experience and location.
Answered By: Buster - 12/15/2010
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