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Automotive Industry Overview


The US automotive repair and maintenance industry includes about 165,000 locations with total annual revenue of $85 billion, according to Hoovers. The largest companies offering automotive jobs in this sector include Meineke, Midas, Monro Muffler Brake, Precision Auto Care and Safelite Group. The auto service industry is highly fragmented. The 50 largest companies generate less than 10 percent of revenue. Most jobs in automotive service are with independent shops and one of the country’s 45,000 auto dealerships.

US auto manufacturing is dominated by GM, Ford and Chrysler and increasingly by Asian automakers such as Toyota and Honda. Detroit’s Big Three ring up about $200 billion in annual sales, according to Hoovers. Car dealers bring in about $700 billion at retail.

Automotive Job Market


Automotive service technicians and mechanics held more than 720,000 jobs in 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Nearly 1.7 million people held jobs at motor vehicle and parts dealers as of June 2012, the BLS reports. A further 153,310 worked in motor vehicle manufacturing as of May 2011.

Much job growth in the automotive service industry will be concentrated toward the high and low ends of technological expertise. All vehicles need oil changes and brake shoe replacement, so the skills required to perform these low-tech tasks will remain in demand. At the high end, computer diagnostics of engines and other vehicle systems are continuously evolving, so auto technicians with the ability to keep up with these changes should find automotive work. As carmakers strive to make their products safer and more fuel efficient in response to consumer demand and government mandate, automotive engineers should find ample automotive job opportunities.

New car dealers, having suffered a wave of consolidation through the 2007-2009 recession, are now cautiously increasing headcount, according to an April 2012 IBISWorld report.

Common automotive careers include auto mechanic, automotive service manager, service writer, automotive sales manager, automotive mechanical engineer, automotive applications engineer and automotive plant manager.

Automotive Salaries


Automotive service technicians and mechanics earned mean wages of $38,560 in May 2011, according to the BLS. Average salaries for mechanical engineers working in motor vehicle manufacturing were $95,080. Team assemblers earned an average of $47,570.
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Lawson Products, Inc. Detroit, MI, 48222
MAKE AN IMPACT! Our sales representatives have the best of both worlds: they work independently from a home office, set their own schedules, manage their own customer relationships and target new prospects, all with the training, support and resources of Kent Automotive, a well-established and respected industry leader. A successful Kent Automotive Sales Representative: is a high-energy self-st...
MAKE AN IMPACT! Our sales representatives have the best of both worlds: they work independently from a home office, set their own schedules, manage their own customer relationships and target new prospects, all with the training, support and resources of Kent Automotive, a well-established and respected industry leader. A successful Kent Automotive Sales Representative: is a high-energy self-st...
MAKE AN IMPACT! WE ARE GROWING OUR SALES TEAM! Our sales representatives have the best of both worlds: they work independently from a home office, set their own schedules, manage their own customer relationships and target new prospects, all with the training, support and resources of Kent Automotive, a well-established and respected industry leader. A successful Kent Automotive Sales Representa...
MAKE AN IMPACT! CANDIDATES WILL COVER THE LAKE, GEAUGA, CUYAHOGA, LORAIN, MEDINA AREA Our sales representatives have the best of both worlds: they work independently from a home office, set their own schedules, manage their own customer relationships and target new prospects, all with the training, support and resources of Kent Automotive, a well-established and respected industry leader. A succ...
Spitzer Autoworld Homestead Florida, FL
Job Description: Spitzer Autoworld Homestead in sunny Homestead, Florida is currently seeking skilled Automotive Technicians for our busy service department! We offer top pay for top performers - factory certified mechanics can expect industry-surpassing pay! The duties of a master technician include: Conferring with customers and service advisors to obtain descriptions of vehicle problems, an...
Covert Ford of Taylor Houston, TX
Job Description AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIANS / AUTOMOTIVE MECHANICS - FLEXIBLE HOURS - MORE TIME WITH YOUR FAMILY! Ford auto sales are increasing – and now is the perfect time to continue your automotive technician career with Covert Ford of Taylor. We are hiring GM Certified Technicians, Ford Certified Technicians, and General Repair Technicians. Job Description Automotive technicians / auto mecha...
Covert Ford of Taylor Houston, TX
Job Description MASTER CERTIFIED AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIANS / AUTOMOTIVE MECHANICS - Relocation Assistance considered for Qualified & Certified Ford Automotive Technicians! Ford auto sales are increasing – and now is the perfect time to continue your automotive technician career. Job Description Automotive technicians / auto mechanics perform work specified on maintenance and repair orders with ef...
Mac Haik Ford Georgetown Houston, TX
Job Description AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIANS / AUTOMOTIVE MECHANICS - Relocation/Sign On Bonuses Considered for Qualified & Certified Ford Automotive Technicians! 401K / Medical / Dental / Disability / Life Insurance / Vision Mac Haik has won 4 consecutive Ford Triple Crown Awards for Sales ,service and customer satisfaction Job Description Automotive technicians / auto mechanics perform work speci...
Gerald A. Nortz New York, NY
Job Description: Gerald A. Nortz Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Lowville is currently seeking Master Automotive Technicians for the top spot in our busy service department! The duties of a master technician include: Conferring with customers and service advisors to obtain descriptions of vehicle problems, and to discuss work to be performed and future repair requirements. Testing and adjusting rep...
Firestone Complete Auto Care Tacoma, WA
Start a new search >> Save it Upload Resume Company:Firestone Complete Auto Care Base Pay: N/A Other Pay:N/A Employee Type:Full-Time Industry:Automotive - Motor Vehicles - Parts Retail Transportation Manage Others:No Job Type:Automotive Installation - Maint - Repair Skilled Labor - Trades Required Education:2 Year Degree Required Experience:Not Specified Required Travel:None Refer...
Dealer Houston, TX
Job Description: The cashier receives and disburses money within the dealership, and usually works in the service department. The position involves use of electronic scanners, cash registers or related equipment. The cashier processes credit or debit card transactions and validates checks. Job duties for a cashier include: Greeting customers at the cashier window, answering customers' questions...
Chevrolet Cadillac of Santa Fe Phoenix, AZ
Job Description AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIANS / AUTOMOTIVE MECHANICS – Up to $125,000 per year 401k - FULL BENEFITS Chevrolet Cadillac of Santa Fe is hiring Experienced Service Technicians. This is a Super career opportunity to work for a company that understands the value of Employee Satisfaction. Relocation assistance is available for the right candidate. Job Description Automotive Technicians pe...
Fairlane Ford Houston, TX
Job Description: Automotive Title Clerk/ Automotive Biller The Automotive Biller processes all the paperwork for new and used vehicle deals and prepares legal transfer documents for the DMV. Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Post sales to Ford. Sends contracts to bank. Claim rebates. Costs and posts vehicle sales. Calculates sales commission. Reassign titles to ...
Imperial Chrysler Dodge Jeep Houston, TX
Job Description: Job Summary Company: Imperial Cars Location: Mendon MA Industry: Automotive Sales and Service Job Type: Full time Education: High School or equivalent SERVICE TECHNICIANS We want experienced and highly proficient service technicians. You want a great place to work with a state of the art environment and the support of a talented service team. Imperial Chrysler Dodge Jeep ...
Firestone Complete Auto Care Richmond, CA, 94804
Overview: Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC employs over 22,000 teammates in North America and operates more than 2,200 company-owned stores. The store locations include Firestone Complete Auto Care, Tires Plus, Expert Tire, and Wheel Works. With 2,200 locations across America and over $3 billion in tire and auto service sales, Bridgestone Retail Operations is the right place to build a career. ...
MAKE AN IMPACT! WE ARE GROWING OUR SALES TEAM! Our sales representatives have the best of both worlds: they work independently from a home office, set their own schedules, manage their own customer relationships and target new prospects, all with the training, support and resources of Kent Automotive, a well-established and respected industry leader. A successful Kent Automotive Sales Representa...
MAKE AN IMPACT! NORTH ATLANTA; COBB, FORSYTH AND CHEROKEE COUNTIES Our sales representatives have the best of both worlds: they work independently from a home office, set their own schedules, manage their own customer relationships and target new prospects, all with the training, support and resources of Kent Automotive, a well-established and respected industry leader. A successful Kent Automot...
MAKE AN IMPACT! JOIN OUR GROWING SALES TEAM IN THE ROCKVILLE, SILVER SPRINGS, BETHESDA, DUNDALK, BOWIE, COLLEGE PARK, GAITHERSBURG, LAUREL AREA! A successful Kent Automotive Sales Representative: is a high-energy self-starter inspired by unlimited income potential replenishes customers’ supply of consumable products, establishing a regular schedule of visits which generates repeat business max...
**FRED HAAS TOYOTA COUNTRY is currently looking for skilled Automotive Technicians. If you think you have what it takes APPLY TODAY!** JOB DESCRIPTION * Automotive technicians/ auto mechanics perform work specified on maintenance and repair orders with efficiency and in accordance with dealership and/or Toyota standards. * Toyota automotive technicians/ auto techs diagnose and repair vehicle a...
Wantagh Mitsubishi Houston, TX
Job Description: Automotive Sales / Automotive Sales Representative Wantagh Mitsubishi has an opening for a New/Used Car Automotive Sales Consultant. If you are looking to join a winning sales team, this is the opportunity you've been looking for! We offer competitive compensation and commission plans. Mitsubishi Motors sales are up 30% year to date - now is a perfect time to join our team! J...

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Automotive Career Tools

Automobile Technician/Mechanic

Salaries

$20,800.00 - $62,400.00
Typical Salary for Automobile Technician/Mechanic
(636 Respondents)
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Education / Training

Associates
21.7%
Vocational
19.2%
High School
18.5%
Some College Coursework Completed
17.7%
Certification
16%
Bachelor's
4.2%
(401 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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