Labor Rate Survey

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This survey is used to determine the labor rate and billing practices in the Washington Metropolitan market (VA/MD/DC/WV).

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.

The Survey asks 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)?

See previous results below:

2018 LABOR RATE SURVEY PART 1 / PART 2 – 2018 Labor Rate Results as reported in Hammer & Dolly Magazine

2016 LABOR RATE SURVEY PART 1 / PART 2 – 2016 Labor Rate Results as reported in Hammer & Dolly Magazine

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

2014 WMABA Labor Rate Survey Part 1 and 2: