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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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7200 Blanding Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32244 SERVICE ADVISOR Training, great Benefits and much more! Please apply first online before contacting us. Questions? - Contact Cherie Johnson - 904 777 0071 Ext. 2464 Hanania Automotive is Florida's fastest growing dealership group! We are committed to our team members, offering the best training, career advancement and benefits in the industry. We a...
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...
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Spring Branch Area. Excellent pay and environment.​ ASE Certified Auto Technician / Mechanic Required Skills: · Applicant must be dependable, organized, professional, punctual, responsible, team-oriented and a self-starter with initiative.​ · Domestic and Foreign diagnosis and repair knowledge and experience is preferred.​ · Great attention to detail · Must have own tools. · ​High School/Te...
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIANS / AUTOMOTIVE MECHANICS HEALTH, DENTAL & LIFE/DISABILITY BENEFITS and RETIREMENT/401k available - ONGOING PAID TRAINING - PAID HOLIDAYS & VACATION! Our business is booming and we need Great people like you to add to our AWESOME staff!! Ganley Auto Group of independently operated dealerships is seeking technicians. If you are currently working at a franchised dealership, or ...
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIANS / AUTOMOTIVE MECHANICS HEALTH, DENTAL & LIFE/DISABILITY BENEFITS and RETIREMENT/401k available - ONGOING PAID TRAINING - PAID HOLIDAYS & VACATION! Our business is booming and we need Great people like you to add to our AWESOME staff!! Ganley Auto Group of independently operated dealerships is seeking technicians. If you are currently working at a franchised dealership, or ...
Automotive Cost Estimator Automotive vehicle chassis systems Up to $110,000; $55,000 starting Nehez Recruiting is a progressive recruiting agency focusing on professionals in the automotive and environmental fields. We are working with a leader in the vehicle chassis systems. We have several opening involving the design and develop of new chassis systems. We have JOBS now! These are direct po...
General Sales Manager position open at Exclusive Eastern Carolina Dealer! TOP PAY PLAN IN N.E CAROLINA Are you ready for new challenges and new opportunities? COMPENSATION PACKAGE OF $150,000 - $200,000 PER YEAR! PECHELES AUTOMOTIVE GROUP, one of the largest and most successful automotive companies in Eastern Carolina, is currently seeking a General Sales Manager. The ideal candidate will have...
AUTO SALES MANAGER High Traffic Dealer - Sundays Off Great Opportunity for Career Advancement! Folger Automotive has a great career opportunity for a Manager in our Auto Sales Team! This position has great career potential for advancement to GSM. If you have the drive and ambition that it takes to succeed in the car industry, we'd like to talk with you. This position will require previous auto ...
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! 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...
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MATERIAL MANAGER for a manufacturing facility in Jackson, TN area. Seeking professional with extensive Material management. This role picks up a well ran system. This is a professional position which includes presentation skills and ability to interact with executives. Must have a BS or BA degree as a minimum. Excellent compensation & benefits (including 6% match on 401k) and potential of 10% bon...
IMMEDIATE position for Manufacturing Production Manager for a manufacturing facility in WESTERN Tennessee area. Seeking professional with extensive production management AND/OR material management. This role picks up a well ran system. This is a professional position which includes presentation skills and ability to interact with executives. Must have a BS or BA degree as a minimum. Excellent com...
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...
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...
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! 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! 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...
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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)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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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