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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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Neopost USA markets its Neopost and Hasler brands of mailing and shipping solutions throughout the United States via dealers and direct-sales channels. The company, headquartered in Milford, CT, supplies technologically advanced solutions for mailing, folding/inserting and addressing as well as logistics management and traceability. Neopost USA also offers a full range of services, including consu...
Neopost USA markets its Neopost and Hasler brands of mailing and shipping solutions throughout the United States via dealers and direct-sales channels. The company, headquartered in Milford, CT, supplies technologically advanced solutions for mailing, folding/inserting and addressing as well as logistics management and traceability. Neopost USA also offers a full range of services, including consu...
Neopost USA markets its Neopost and Hasler brands of mailing and shipping solutions throughout the United States via dealers and direct-sales channels. The company, headquartered in Milford, CT, supplies technologically advanced solutions for mailing, folding/inserting and addressing as well as logistics management and traceability. Neopost USA also offers a full range of services, including consu...
Position Description: We are ideally looking for someone with advanced diagnostic and repair skills for RV coach systems, generators and coach body repairs. Someone who is passionate about fixing mechanical, plumbing, HVAC, electrical, and maintenance problems would be ideal. A successful Service Technician will have strong attention to detail, be self-motivated and well-versed in all maintenance...
Position Description: Camping World is America's #1 source for RVs, camping accessories, RV maintenance and repair. The Good Sam Club is the world's largest RV owners organization with 1.3 million members offering discounts at the Club's nationwide network of 1,700 Good Sam parks and resorts, vacation planning, roadside assistance and more to serve the outdoor enthusiast! Partnered together, Campi...
Position Description: If you are ready to put your experience to the test and have fun with a growing company, then check us out! Camping World and Good Sam are the world's largest RV dealership and outdoor retailer. We provide a fantastic opportunity to hone your skills and become a true partner in helping us grow our company. Camping World is looking for an ESP Sales Coordinator. The selected ca...
OMNIPLEX World Services Corporation a leading provider of high quality security services and innovative investigative solutions for prestigious government and commercial customers is seeking qualified applicants to fill an immediate opening for a Director of Business Development for Corporate Headquarters in Chantilly, VA. POSITION IS EMPLOYEE REFERRAL BONUS ELIGIBLE - CATEGORY 5 Job Duties: Overa...
Job Summary Join the MathWorks MATLAB Language team in developing cutting-edge just-in-time compilation techniques for a dynamic language. We are innovating across the entire spectrum of compiler technology, from program analysis and transformation to code generation. The compiler and runtime environment for MATLAB is being developed by an elite team of talented programming language and compiler e...
Job Summary MathWorks is looking for a smart, creative, and energetic Senior Quality Engineer with expertise in internet-scale distributed systems whose interest, curiosity, and passion drives innovation and production quality to new levels. Successful candidates will work on an enthusiastic engineering team who share a passion for getting things done and delivering high quality and well-crafted c...
Job Summary As an Application Engineer you will work directly, with customers to understand their technical and business challenges and help them appreciate how to apply our products toward the resolution of their problems. The Application Engineer (AE) will spend their time focused on supporting customers to create real-time simulation and test systems for rapid prototyping and hardware-in-the-lo...
Job Summary Support faculty members to develop curriculum and to contribute to content creation and technical engagement with Universities. Serve as an advisor and project manager for sponsored curriculum projects and an advocate for statistics and machine learning teaching and research using MathWorks tools. Interface with Product Management and Development specific to statistics and machine lear...
Job Summary Our Performance Team is in search of a skilled and motivated engineer responsible for identifying and resolving performance issues at every stage in the development cycle. This starts with product profiling and instrumentation then moves to performance assessment and analysis of complex problems. The ideal candidate will thrive in a small high-energy team. Responsibilities Investigatio...
Job Summary We are seeking a meticulous team-player to build, test, and send digital newsletters to engineers and scientists globally, as well as coordinate production schedules for the digital newsletters and related projects. As a key member of the Corporate Communications team and cross-functional newsletter team, you will use multiple tools, including Eloqua, SharePoint, and AtTask to coordina...
Overview External: Chevron Corporation is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies with subsidiaries that conduct business across the globe. The company's success is driven by the ingenuity and commitment of approximately 62,000 employees who operate across the energy spectrum. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes t...
Function Product Development Primary Objective Perform writing, editing, and/or illustrating tasks on technical documents, such as user manuals, installation manuals, help documents, knowledgebase documents, product brochures, tutorials, and packaging labels. Review documentation for organization, content, technical accuracy, and style. Ensure all illustrations are created to product specification...
Description As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health Solutions is a leading healthcare business process management services provider working to improve operational performance for more than 600 clients so they can support financial improvement, enhance the patient experience, and drive value-based performance. Through our revenue cycle management , patient comm...
Description NC Programmer / Manufacturing Engineer position requires a candidate with a strong working knowledge of programming numerical control (CNC) Machines through the use of Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) programming tools, preferably Unigraphics. The ideal candidate will also have a solid understanding of manufacturing engineering principles and practical experience working with operati...
Description NC Programmer / Manufacturing Engineer position requires a candidate with a strong working knowledge of programming numerical control (CNC) Machines through the use of Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) programming tools, preferably Unigraphics. The ideal candidate will also have a solid understanding of manufacturing engineering principles and practical experience working with operati...
Description Northrop Grumman is seeking a call-in Cafeteria Worker. This position will be located at our Electronic Systems Sector in Azusa, CA. This position will perform housekeeping duties necessary to maintain the cafeteria in a clean and orderly manner such as cleaning tables, chairs, floors which includes sweeping/vacuuming dry goods rooms and carpeted areas of cafeteria, dishwashing equipme...
Description Northrop Grumman is seeking Software Engineers with experience in Electronic Warfare (ESM and ECM) or Radar systems, to be responsible for design, development, and integration of software components for application development with various real-time embedded platforms. The work will involve design, development, integration, debugging, and verification of software and drivers, primarily...
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Automotive Career Tools

Automobile Technician/Mechanic

Salaries

$20,800.00 - $62,400.00
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(635 Respondents)
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Education / Training

Associates
21.8%
Vocational
19.2%
High School
18.2%
Some College Coursework Completed
17.8%
Certification
16%
Bachelor's
4.2%
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