An Estimator examines damaged vehicles and estimates repair costs. The Estimator prepares and completes proper paperwork and prepares all damage reports in an accurate and efficient manner. The Estimator obtains customer and insurance authorizations for all repairs and/or supplements.

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  • Able to clearly articulate ideas
  • Good at multi-tasking
  • Resourceful
  • Visually perceptive

Personality Traits

  • Down to earth
  • Fond of helping others
  • Organized

Annual Salary Range

Low $45,000
Median $65,000
High $85,000

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