2016 Labor Rate Survey

CLICK HERE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 2016 LABOR RATE SURVEY

2015 LABOR RATE SURVEY -2015 Labor Rate Results as reported in Hammer & Dolly Magazine

 This survey was to determine the labor rate and billing practices in the Washington Metropolitan market (VA/MD/DC). The data derived from the survey is organized by the following regions: Baltimore Area, Annapolis Area, Hagerstown Area, Washington DC, Virginia Beach Area, Charlottesville Area, Richmond Area and Roanoke Area.

See previous results below:

2014 WMABA Labor Rate Survey Part 1 and 2:

 This survey was to determine the labor rate and billing practices in the Washington Metropolitan market (VA/MD/DC). The data derived from the survey is organized by the following regions: Baltimore Area, Annapolis Area, Hagerstown Area, Washington DC, Virginia Beach Area, Charlottesville Area, Richmond Area and Roanoke Area.

2013 WMABA Labor Rate Survey Results Document Download: 2013 Labor Rate Results as reported in Hammer & Dolly Magazine In an effort to provide its members with genuine market data on the Washington Metropolitan region, WMABA partnered with CSi Complete in late 2011 to strategize and implement an extensive Labor Rate Survey for 2012 and repeated this effort in 2013. Launched in January of 2013, the survey asked hundreds of repair shops the following questions:

What is your retail hourly body Labor Rate?;

What is your retail hourly frame/structural Labor Rate?;

What is your retail hourly paint/refinish Labor Rate?;

What is your retail hourly paint material rate?;

Do you use a Paint & Material Calculator such as PMC Logic, Mitchell RMC or Paint Logic? (yes/no);

What is your retail hourly mechanical Labor Rate?;

Do you have a certified aluminum structural repair area?;

If yes, what is your retail hourly structural aluminum rate?;

What is your daily storage rate? Inside Outside;

What is the total number of technicians employed (body, paint and mechanical)?

The compelling data derived from the survey will be tallied and organized by the following regions: Baltimore Area, Annapolis Area, Hagerstown Area, Washington DC, Virginia Beach Area, Charlottesville Area, Richmond Area and Roanoke Area.

2012 WMABA Labor Rate Survey Results Document Download: 2012 Labor Rate Survey Results (.pdf) Document Download: 2012 Labor Rate Survey Results as Reported in Hammer & Dolly In an effort to provide its members with genuine market data on the Washington Metropolitan region, WMABA partnered with CSi Complete in late 2011 to strategize and implement an extensive Labor Rate Survey. The announcement of this first-ever undertaking led to an outpouring of excitement from the WMABA community, as shops throughout the region enthusiastically participated when asked to do so. Launched in January of this year, the survey asked hundreds of repair shops the following questions:

What is your retail hourly body Labor Rate?;

What is your retail hourly frame/structural Labor Rate?;

What is your retail hourly paint/refinish Labor Rate?;

What is your retail hourly paint material rate?;

Do you use a Paint & Material Calculator such as PMC Logic, Mitchell RMC or Paint Logic? (yes/no);

What is your retail hourly mechanical Labor Rate?;

Do you have a certified aluminum structural repair area?;

If yes, what is your retail hourly structural aluminum rate?;

What is your daily storage rate? Inside Outside;

What is the total number of technicians employed (body, paint and mechanical)?

The compelling data derived from the survey was tallied and organized by the following regions: Baltimore Area, Annapolis Area, Hagerstown Area, Washington DC, Virginia Beach Area, Charlottesville Area, Richmond Area and Roanoke Area.