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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...
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 ...
The Collection Auto Group is seeking to imediately hire a biller for our corporate headquarters in North Olmsted. Due to an increase in sales volume we are in need of experienced deal biller/booker! Main Job duties will be: Post deals to accounting Figure sales commission Do commission sheets bi-monthly Make payoffs on trades Clean schedules Past automotive accounting experience is required...
Overloaded with business we need professionals looking to take their careers to a new level. Beautiful facilities with great working conditions and caring staff. We are one great team all sharing the same mission: Exceeding our customer's expectation every day, striving to be #1 while turning customers to lifetime friends. Premium Luxury Volume Import dealership, with great location, huge new & us...
Looking For Automotive Techs & Automotive Grads! Job Label:PPRV_Technician Pan Pacific RV Centers, a leading northern California Recreation Vehicle Dealer for over 50 years, has a opening for a service technician in the Morgan Hill location. To meet the needs of the increasing volume, we offer a unique opportunity to join a successful and growing team with long standing reputation for quality an...
Ford Lincoln Service Professional Immediate Opportunity! "Ford Motor Company President's Award Winner for Complete Customer Satisfaction!" AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE ADVISOR / AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE WRITER - PAID HOLIDAYS - FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE! Isn’t it time you took your automotive service advisor career further? Now is the perfect time to consider a career in service with Springfield Ford Lincoln. JOB DES...
Title: Automotive Service Technician Location: Troy, OH Duration: Full Time Our client, located in Troy OH, has an immediate need for an Automotive Service Technician. This is a full time position. Day to day duties include the following: · Examine work orders and prioritize daily work schedule with manager · Perform vehicle preventative maintenance and mechanical repairs · Test parts and as...
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN / AUTOMOTIVE MECHANIC **Complete Benefits and Comprehensive Incentive Package** Since 1982, Larry Reid’s Arrow Buick GMC has proudly served the Twin City area. Located in Inver Grove Heights, MN, Arrow Buick GMC offers top-of-the-line service on a variety of makes and models. We have an opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced Automotive Technician to join our st...
Alabama's # 1 Rental Car Dealer Seeks highly motivated sales people NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY Excellent training program available for dependable hard-working applicants OUTLET RENTAL CAR SALES Great Compensation - 401K Retirement Plan Paid Vacation - Blue Cross Blue Shield Health - Dental and Vision Coverage Drug Free Employer NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE Northside Location 3837 Ross Clark Circle Dothan, ...
SHEPHERD TEAM AUTO PLAZA AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN NEEDED We are seeking an experienced GM transmission technician. Integrity and ethics a must. Factory and ASE Certification needed. Excellent pay opportunity with competitive benefit package. Call Steve Fortenberry at 800-559-0930 for an appointment to interview. EOE...
Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada and Australia. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas an...
About Alcoa Alcoa is the world's leading integrated aluminum company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminum industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets. Aluminum ...
The Automotive Technician must have a mechanical aptitude and ability to professionally inspect, repair and maintain services under Motorist Assurance Program (MAP) guidelines. The Automotive Technician performs work as outlined on the repair order with efficiency and accuracy in accordance with dealerships, factory and Goodyear standards. The Automotive Technician works with lube and oil fi...
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN Established, multiple location automotive service co, seeks qualified/highly motivated automotive and Light truck Master Technicians. Must be ASE Certified(or willing to get Certified) Must have adequate tools and Scan Tool. Must be able to diagnosis and repair a variety of vehicles.We offer a Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package. Paid Training and Continuing Educat...
Automotive Technician ASE and GM Experince Preferred and Valid NCDL. Send resume to: Automotive Technician, PO Box 53605, Fayetteville, NC 28305 or email: *****...
We are one of the the top providers of auto repair services with multiple locations in the Seattle/Metro Area. This position manages one of our locations with full sales and management responsibility. She/He will recruit, train, lead and motivate a team of technicians to effectively diagnose and repair customer vehicles. Essential Functions and Duties Daily Management of a Shop including generat...
UPS is hiring individuals to work as Full-Time Automotive Mechanics. Fleet and diesel engine experience is highly desirable. Strong troubleshooting skills and transmission and clutch experience is also required for this position. UPS Automotive Mechanics must be at least 21 years old, proficient operating standard transmission vehicles, meet the DOT driving requirements and have a complete set of ...
Automotive Technician – Auto Mechanic – Vehicle Maintenance Checkered Flag 50 Years of Great Service “Life is good under the Flag” Checkered Flag Motor Car Co., in Virginia Beach is looking for Automotive Technician for our very busy dealerships. $1500.00 up to $ 2500.00 Sign on Bonus Come and join a dynamic industry leader! Checkered Flag is a premier automotive dealership in Virginia and we...
About Us Located on Route 130 in Cranbury, NJ and has been under the Perrine family ownership for over 87 years. Responsibilities • Generate leads and bring in new prospective buyers • Maintain automotive product knowledge • Place 120+ Calls per day • Follow up with Internet Leads and Phone-ups Education • High School Diploma (or equivalent) Qualifications • Previous sales experience • ...
PPG: BRINGING INNOVATION TO THE SURFACE.(TM) PPG Industries' vision is to continue to be the world's leading coatings and specialty products company. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. PPG is com...

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