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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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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...
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! 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...
Automotive Service Cashier/ Phone Operator Full time position Mon-Fri. Cashiering, filing, answering phones. Previous dealership exp pref. Outstanding customer service skills a plus. Apply in person to Rhonda Bert Smith Euro Collection 3800 34th St North, St Petersburg EOE/DFWP Reference Code:30962...
$20-$30 HOURLY - DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, TOOLS, ETC. For 75 years, NAPA Auto Care has been the recognized quality leader in the auto parts and repair business. We pride ourselves in hiring only the best automotive technicians so that our customers can have the peace of mind that their vehicle is fixed right the first time. That's important, because when it comes to maintaining ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Company Confidential Irvine, CA, 92603
AUTOMOTIVE SALES CONSULTANT We are looking for assertive, ambitious, career minded individuals committed to providing unparalleled customer service. We are a high Volume Luxury Highline dealership in South Orange County Job qualifications and duties include but are not limited to the following skills. Candidates must have the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of clientele. Candi...
Brilliance Honda has an immediate opening for an Automotive New Car-F&I Manager JOB DESCRIPTION · Menu Selling System experience with MenuVantage is a PLUS but not required · F&I Managers help our customers arrange the financing of their purchases and also present them with additional products that enhance their vehicle and ownership experience · The candidate should be proficient at structuri...
Busy body shop looking for experienced body technician with a positive attitude and quality workmanship. Must be able to work in a high volume shop. We stay busy year round, and pay every week as well as offer paid holidays, paid vacation and health insurance. Requirements (include but are not limited to): • Working knowledge of all aspects of repairs for damaged body parts and bodies of vehicle...
Company Confidential Chicago, IL, 60632
Chicagoland's fastest growing Automotive Dealerships is looking to add another Finance Manager to our team. Previous finance manager experience or Banking management or mortgage broker experience will also be considered. Must speak SPANISH and English. Health benefits available, Free demo available, Newly remodeled store. Will train right salesperson Requirements include, but are not limited to: ...
Automotive Ford Heavy Duty*Diesel*Transmission* Certified Technician (walnut creek) compensation: Please see above Walnut Creek Ford is expanding its business and looking for a qualified Ford Master Certified Heavy Duty, Transmission, and or Diesel Technician to join its award winning team. Transmission (Ford Certified) Heavy Duty/Diesel (Ford Certified) We offer two options on pay plans: Ho...
Are you looking to work in the automotive industry but not work weekends and night hours. We have the solution. We service, maintain, install and sell retrofitted vehicles. The Consultant is responsible for sales, gross profit levels, customer and vendor relations, and developing competitive market intelligence. By his or her actions, the Consultant greatly affects our market penetration, product ...
Are you looking to work in the automotive industry but not work weekends and night hours. We have the solution. We service, maintain, install and sell retrofitted vehicles. The Consultant is responsible for sales, gross profit levels, customer and vendor relations, and developing competitive market intelligence. By his or her actions, the Consultant greatly affects our market penetration, product ...
The Auto Center Manager in Training (training period of approprimately 6 - 12 months)) masters all functions within a Sears Auto Center, including sales, profitability, merchandising, customer service, staffing, safety, and local marketing initiatives. Qualifications Job Duties/Responsibilities: • Complete all assigned e-learning and faciltiated courses within a 6 month periord. • Thinks and act...
Dana Ford-Lincoln has just expanded the Northeast’s most advanced sales and service facility. Our explosive growth means we need to double our team! Our director of First Impressions is responsible for meeting and greeting customers as they enter the dealership. This is not an ordinary receptionist position—this is an extraordinarily demanding role that requires a Can Do attitude. As the first p...
Job Summary The Automotive Fleet Supervisor is responsible for maintaining a safe, reliable, and cost-efficient fleet of vehicles to support the business. He/she ensures proper use and care of physical assets, helps to prevent equipment failures, controls costs, manages external vendor relationships, works closely with auto mechanics and internal customers, and performs regular equipment and faci...
A Domestic Dealership in Ada, OK has an immediate employment opportunity available for an “A” Level and a “B” Level Automotive Service Technician (Chrysler training/ASE Certification preferred). If you possess the desire to make a great atmosphere even better while earning a top wage, this could be the perfect opportunity. With top rated CSI scores,we are seeking proven technicians with a stron...

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Automobile Technician/Mechanic

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

Associates
21.7%
Vocational
19.2%
High School
18.5%
Some College Coursework Completed
17.7%
Certification
16%
Bachelor's
4.2%
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