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Auto Body Repairer Fiberglass Salary
in New Orleans, Louisiana

$35,638 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$912

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Auto Body Repairer Fiberglass is $35,638 a year and $17 an hour in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. The average salary range for an Auto Body Repairer Fiberglass is between $27,010 and $42,781. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Repairs damaged fiberglass automobile bodies, using pneumatic tools and knowledge of fiberglass repair techniques: cuts away damaged fiberglass, using air grinder.
  • Smooths edges of painted surface, using sandpaper or air-powered sander.
  • Masks surrounding undamaged surface, using masking tape.
  • Cuts plastic separating film, using shears, and tapes film to outside repair area.
  • Mixes polyester resin and hardener according to specifications and applies mixture to repair area, using brush.
  • Soaks matting in resin mixture and layers matting over repair area to specified thickness.
  • Peels separating film from repair area and washes repair surface with water.
  • Occasionally secures new panel to repair area, using c-clamp.
  • Applies and spreads body filler manually to re-establish surface.
  • Manually files away excess filler to match original contour.
  • Smooths filler, using air sander.
  • Cleans repair area with air gun.
Auto Body Repairer Fiberglass Job Prevalence in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Job family: Automotive Body and Related Repairers

Job family population: 144,320

Estimated population of Auto Body Repairer Fiberglass jobs: 22,896

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$41,314
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans Cost of Living Score:

Description: New Orleans (, locally ; French: La Nouvelle-Orléans [la nuvɛlɔʁleɑ̃] (listen)) is a consolidated city-parish located along the Mississippi River in the southeastern region of the U.S. state of Louisiana. With an estimated population of 391,006 in 2018, it is the most populous city in Louisiana. A major port, New Orleans is considered an economic and commercial hub for the broader Gulf Coast region of the United States. New Orleans is world-renowned for its distinct music, Creole cuisine, unique dialect, and its annual celebrations and festivals, most notably Mardi Gras. The historic heart of the city is the French...

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