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Automobile Collision Repairers

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Automobile collision repairers hold about 143,940 jobs in the United States, not including approximately 18,610 glass specialists and 647,380 general service technicians and mechanics. Most work for body shops specializing in body repairs and painting, including private shops and shops operated by automobile dealers. Others work for organizations that maintain their own vehicle fleets, such as trucking companies and automobile rental companies. About 12 percent of automobile collision repairers are self-employed, operating small shops in cities large and small.

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