Labor Market Information
Occupational Employment Statistics
DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA
49-3021 Automotive Body and Related Repairers
Repair and refinish automotive vehicle bodies and straighten vehicle frames. Excludes “Painters, Transportation Equipment" (51-9122) and "Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers" (49-3022).
Occupational Employment Statistics(OES) Wage Data
First Quarter 2020
Leading Industries for Automotive Body and Related Repairers
OES Employment (Statewide)
OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities
Professional and Business Services
Other Regional Data for Automotive Body and Related Repairers
% Change 2016-2026
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA
Northeast Balance of State
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA
La Crosse WI-MN MSA
Rochester MN MSA
Southwest Balance of State
Duluth MN-WI MSA
Fargo ND-MN MSA
St Cloud MN MSA
Southeast Balance of State
Northwest Balance of State
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA
% Change 2016-2026
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
Engine and Other Machine Assemblers
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Task for Automotive Body and Related Repairers
Fit and weld replacement parts into place, using wrenches and welding equipment, and grind down welds to smooth them, using power grinders and other tools.
Follow supervisors' instructions as to which parts to restore or replace and how much time the job should take.
Position dolly blocks against surfaces of dented areas and beat opposite surfaces to remove dents, using hammers.
Mix polyester resins and hardeners to be used in restoring damaged areas.
Clean work areas, using air hoses, to remove damaged material and discarded fiberglass strips used in repair procedures.
Remove upholstery, accessories, electrical window-and-seat-operating equipment, and trim to gain access to vehicle bodies and fenders.
File, grind, sand, and smooth filled or repaired surfaces, using power tools and hand tools.
Cut and tape plastic separating film to outside repair areas to avoid damaging surrounding surfaces during repair procedure and remove tape and wash surfaces after repairs are complete.
Fill small dents that cannot be worked out with plastic or solder.
Remove damaged sections of vehicles using metal-cutting guns, air grinders and wrenches, and install replacement parts using wrenches or welding equipment.
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