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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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Automotive Sales & Leasing Representatives $100,000 plus potential Do you have what it takes to join our team? We are looking for sharp minded, energetic, and motivated team players that can fit in with our current staff. We are seeking entry level, trainable Sales Consultants for our St. Petersburg location. Please email resumes to ***** EOE/DFWP Reference Code:30852...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Company Confidential Cumberland, MD, 21502
Immediate Local Job Openings * Experienced Automotive Service Technician * Customer Friendly Automotive Service Advisor Both Positions Are Full-Time With Health Insurance, Life Insurance, 401K, Uniforms, Training, and Paid Vacation. Extremely Competitive Wages Paid. All Applications Will Be Treated With Confidentiality, Send reply to Box 510P, c/o Cumberland Times-News, PO Box 1662, Cumb...
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...
About Us We are one of the oldest and most reliable auto repair shops serving our local community in which we live since 1953. Our 3rd generation, family owned facility, and our commitment to meet each customer’s highest expectations while providing quality automotive service is our mission. We perform quality auto service and repairs on all makes and models. With a constantly growing family of c...
Looking for a team player to fit in a family owed Auto/Truck repair shop. Responsible for diagnosing and repairing vehicles in a professional manner. Health benefits are paid by the shop and with a hourly guaranty. Must have tools and a good drivers license....
If you are a customer service professional who enjoys interacting with people and would like the opportunity to increase your income potential, we would love to speak to you regarding a career as a Sales Consultant!!! At the Carbone Auto Group we strive to provide a professional working environment with continuous training and the support you need to grow and become successful. We offer an in-hou...
Seeking Experienced Service Manager The Carbone Auto Plaza of Bennington is currently seeking a Service Manager to manage the daily operations of the Service Department including sales, workflow, staffing, customer satisfaction & other critical areas needed to run a successful auto repair service center. The Service Manager will lead the way in training, coaching and developing service departmen...
Job Title: Service Advisor Dept.: Service Reports To:Service Manager FLSA Status: Exempt Prepared Date: 10/2014 SUMMARY Greet customers, listen to their description of the problems or service needed, determine the type of service required, and prepare work orders. If a vehicle requires additional repairs not covered in the original order, they estimate the additional cost and telephone the cus...
Company Confidential San Antonio, TX, 78233
Service Advisor Position with a major Automotive Dealership in San Antonio, TX. If you enjoy helping people, this is an opportunity to get highly paid for doing so. Each day, numerous people seek our assistance in the warranty repairs of their transportation. This position includes: meeting and greeting customers being cordial listening to the customers needs providing a solution following ...
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 ...

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Automobile Technician/Mechanic

Salaries

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Education / Training

Associates
21.6%
Vocational
19.4%
High School
18.4%
Some College Coursework Completed
17.7%
Certification
15.9%
Bachelor's
4.2%
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