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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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ASSISTANT INFORMATION OFFICER Long Island City, NY The Assistant Information Officer will support professional program managers and apply various State and federal laws, procedures, rules, regulations, and guidelines that require interpretation. Will prepare written summaries and reports as well as support NYSDEC Region 2’s Division of Environmental Permits. Incumbent will manage incoming permits...
About our company arvato � the spirit of solutions! We at arvato provide a comprehensive range of services and solutions to our business partners in the consumer electronics, hightech, telecommunication, networking and industrial sectors. With more than five decades of experience and our global footprint we create value for our customers and ensure that they are well equipped for the challenges of...
Leeco Steel is a leading supplier of carbon, HSLA and alloy steels from the premier mills worldwide. Due to our continued growth we have a new opening for a Sales Representative. The candidate will be responsible for identifying and developing new business opportunities as well as serving existing customers. Cold calling to obtain new business is required. We are looking for a highly motivated and...
Your tasks About our company: arvato � the spirit of solutions! We at arvato provide a comprehensive range of services and solutions to our business partners in the consumer electronics, hightech, telecommunication, networking and industrial sectors. With more than five decades of experience and our global footprint we create value for our customers and ensure that they are well equipped for the c...
Project Accountant Our client located downtown is an innovative, global leading architecture and design firm and they are currently in need of a temporary Project Accountant. This Project Accountant will primarily be doing all the Accounts Receivable and Billing for current projects. The need is immediate and candidates will be considered immediately. Role and Responsibilities: Work closely with P...
Sears Logistics Services, Inc., a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is responsible for all logistical activity at more than 2,700 Sears-branded and affiliated stores throughout all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Canada. Sears-branded and affiliated stores offer a variety of merchandise and services through sears.com, landsend.com, and specialty catalogs. Sear...
Sears Holdings Management Corporation provides corporate services to Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) and its family of companies, including Sears Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Corporation. The ECommerce Merchandise Manager is responsible for creating and building a business on ssearshomeservices.com with current/new processes, while leveraging the merchandise, processes, and assets from the...
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Packaging Engineer / Packaging Development Engineer: This position is within the Cheese& Dairy Products Business Unit, with a strong focus on developing packaging innovations for global growth platforms from concept through feasibility and executions. This will require working closely with Consumer Insights and Science, Business Teams, Global Operations, Functional Partners,...
Sears Holdings Management Corporation provides corporate services to Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) and its family of companies, including Sears Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Corporation.Job Summary • Background: The SHC Supply Chain is responsible for approximately $8 billion of Kmart and Sears inventory. Within the Supply Chain, the Inventory Management organization strives to place optim...
Sears Holdings Management Corporation provides corporate services to Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) and its family of companies, including Sears Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Corporation. The Sr. Manager, Enterprise Mobile is responsible for leading the Enterprise Mobility Strategy as a member of the Enterprise Desktop Service Group reporting directly to the Director Enterprise Desktop Serv...
Sears Holdings Management Corporation provides corporate services to Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) and its family of companies, including Sears Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Corporation.Sears E-Commerce group is looking for technically innovative & motivated engineers to help us develop the next generation of fulfillment and shipping services. We provide a challenging engineering environme...
Sears Holdings Management Corporation provides corporate services to Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) and its family of companies, including Sears Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Corporation. The eCommerce Merchandising Manager is responsible for creating and building a profitable business on Kmart.com with current and new processes, while leveraging the merchandise, processes, and assets from...
About Us HISTORY OF THE VIP AUTO GROUP: Founded by Leon and Charlotte Sporn in 1957, "Westbury Nash" began as a family owned single point franchise in Westbury, New York. Mr. and Mrs. Sporn subscribed to the philosophy that Family Values and a sincere customer friendly approach were the cornerstone of success and the foundation of any respectable community business. They made it inviting for custo...
DCT Telecom Group, Inc. Since 1993, DCT Telecom Group has been delivering leading edge telecommunications services and support to business customers throughout the United States. As a winner of the prestigious Weatherhead 100 award for the fifth consecutive year, DCT remains committed to embracing evolving technologies that will continue to enhance the way that our customers communicate and share...
Overview: Macy's is currently seeking dynamic, self-motivated individuals who have a passion for make-up and skin care to work in one of our most vibrant and exciting departments. As a Macy's Cosmetic Beauty Advisor, you will assist customers with make-up and skin care selections through personal, one-on-one interaction and the sharing of your cosmetic knowledge and expertise. Follow up after the...
ABOUT CORPORATE IT Corporate IT provides "end-to-end" project and staffing solutions for our clients in the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island area. Based in Farmington, Connecticut with new operations in the Southern CT market, our company was founded in 1991 and remains an independent, privately-held company that has experienced steady growth over nearly two decades. We are a leader in...
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DAY SHIFT Trailer Mechanic Needed A leading semi-trailer dealer needs to expand its workforce and is offering the opportunity for growth, great benefits and paid vacation! Full time position. Experience and CDL preferred, BUT aptitude and willingness to learn WILL BE CONSIDERED! Call Mike at 636-980-9429 or email *****...
Marketing, Interactive & Technology Division Marketing Communications Analyst Fairfax, VA or Columbia, MD About ICF's Strategic Communications and Marketing Division Recently ranked by PR Week as the 5th largest independent PR agency in the country, our Strategic Communications and Marketing Division houses over 200 communications professionals. Supporting clients through strategic communications...
The Recruiting Administrator is a six month contract position that provides support to the Recruiting Department. S/he assists in administrative process related to 2nd interviews, job offer letters, and pre-employment screening. Duties: - Coordinates flights and hotels/catering for 2nd interviews, career fairs, university visits, etc. as needed - Requests background checks on candidates, sets up F...
Transitional Living Services of Northern NY Inc. (TLS) is seeking an experienced Director of Finance to oversee the fiscal responsibilities of the agency. This individual will hold an MBA/MSA and have a minimum of 5 years direct financial experience in a health care field in addition to 2 years supervisory experience. The successful candidate is required to plan, direct, and coordinate the activit...
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Automobile Technician/Mechanic

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$20,800.00 - $62,400.00
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Education / Training

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