Body Shop Estimator

Writing a great body shop estimator resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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Seneca Murvine | (751) 620-9314 | 128 W 85th St, New York, NY 10024


I have over three years of experience as a Body Shop Estimator. In my role, I am responsible for providing accurate repair estimates for insurance companies and customers. I have a keen eye for detail and take pride in ensuring that all repairs are carried out to the highest standards. I am efficient in my work and always aim to provide a fast turnaround time on all estimates. My excellent communication skills enable me to build strong relationships with clients, which is essential in this role.


Body Shop Estimator at Allstate Insurance, NYJun 2022 - Present

  • I increased sales by 25% in my first year as Body Shop Estimator.
  • I developed a new pricing system that saved the company 10% on costs.
  • I created a new process for estimating body damage that was adopted by the entire industry.
  • I trained 5 new estimators who are now among the best in the business.

Body Shop Estimator II at State Farm Insurance, NYSep 2019 - May 2022

  • Successfully completed over 500 damage estimates for customers, resulting in increased customer satisfaction.
  • Created new process for more accurately estimating paint work which resulted in a decrease of material waste by 15%.
  • Streamlined the check-in process for incoming vehicles, reducing average wait time from 30 minutes to 10 minutes.
  • Coordinated with insurance companies to ensure timely repairs and payment processing.
  • Mentored 2 junior estimators, teaching them best practices and helping them develop their skillset.


High School Diploma at New York High SchoolAug 2015 - May 2019

I've learned how to read, write, and do math.


  • Auto Body Repair
  • Collision Repair
  • Paintless Dent Removal
  • Auto Glass Replacement
  • Frame Straightening
  • Welding
  • 7. Metal work

Vickiana Salati | (104) 747-2297 | Laramie, WY


I have over three years' experience as a Body Shop Estimator. In my current role, I am responsible for providing accurate repair estimates for customers' vehicles. I work closely with the insurance companies to ensure that all repairs are properly covered and meet their standards. My excellent customer service skills have resulted in many satisfied customers who return to our shop for future business.


Body Shop Estimator at 1. Rocky Mountain Collision, WYApr 2022 - Present

  • Negotiated with insurance companies on behalf of customers to ensure repairs were covered under their policy.
  • Wrote up and estimated damage for over 500 vehicles per month.
  • Reviewed repair estimates with customers and explained the process and what to expect.
  • Met or exceeded monthly targets set by management.
  • Trained new employees in estimating procedures.

Body Shop Estimator II at 2. Casper Body Shop, WYJul 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Negotiated with insurance companies to get them to cover more of the repairs on a customer’s car.
  • Wrote up an estimate for a customer that was $2000 under the other estimates they had gotten.
  • Completed all body work on a car in 2 days, when it was estimated to take 3-4 days.
  • Found used parts at junkyards that saved the customers money.
  • Was able to repair dents and scratches that other estimators said would need to be replaced.


High School Diploma at Laramie High School, Laramie, WYAug 2014 - May 2019

I've learned how to study for and write exams, how to do research, and how to communicate effectively with my peers and teachers.


  • Auto Body Repair
  • Auto Painting
  • Collision Repair
  • Customer Service
  • Estimating Damage Costs
  • Insurance Claims Processing
  • Vehicle Maintenance