Collision repair wages to rise, says Labor Dept

Sympson, Troy
February 2007
Automotive Body Repair News;Feb2007, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports on the continuous wage increase of auto body repair employees in the U.S. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean hourly rate for those in the collision repair industry rose from $16.93 per hour in 2002 to $18.23 per hour in 2005, which reflects a 7.7 percent increase. However, the bureau reports a decline in the number of repair professionals employed in the industry.


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