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Auto Collision Repair

Jennifer DeJoy
May 22, 2023

Nontraditional careers are careers that are predominantly and traditionally filled by one gender. Most careers in auto body repair are nontraditional occupations for women and gender expansive people.

Auto Body Repair Techs (or Technicians), fix up vehicles after accidents or damage to a vehicle. Once they hone their skills, they can also do fancy and cool paint jobs, sometimes using decals or paint techniques that create unique art displayed on cars, motorcycles and other vehicles or work on refurbishing older vehicles.

Photo of auto body repair in progress, woman spray painting

So, do you think a career in Auto Collision Repair might be something for you to consider? If you are reliable and like detail, have an artistic side, are a good communicator, enjoy figuring out solutions to problems and puzzles, and think you might like the hands-on nature of this kind of work, you might want to do some further exploring in this career area.

Want to know more about what a career doing Auto Body Repair work pays or what training is available? Visit https://www.onetonline.org/ to find information about wages, training, job growth and more!