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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...
EXPERIENCED BODY SHOP TECHNICIANS THE MORE EXPERIENCE, THE BETTER THE PAY! $$ Bonuses and Incentives for the Right People $$ PETE MOORE AUTOMOTIVE in Pensacola is seeking to hire Experienced Body Shop Technicians for their dealership's busy Collision Center! We are looking for people who are interested in an exciting career with long term potential -- not just a job. We want you for life!! Appl...
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 ...
Automotive Cost Estimator Automotive vehicle chassis systems Up to $110,000; $55,000 starting Nehez Recruiting is a progressive recruiting agency focusing on professionals in the automotive and environmental fields. We are working with a leader in the vehicle chassis systems. We have several opening involving the design and develop of new chassis systems. We have JOBS now! These are direct po...
MAKE AN IMPACT! WE ARE GROWING OUR SALES TEAM! PENSACOLA 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 successful Kent Automotive ...
*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 Represe...
Company Confidential Downers Grove, IL, 60515
Automotive Service Department Positions - Automotive Service Advisor Automotive Service Advisor Busy Import Dealership in the Western Suburbs of Chicago is looking for a career minded Service Advisor with the right skills to help us grow our business. A Service Advisor is responsible for the handling of sales and satisfaction levels to all customers of the service department. Education / Exper...
Are you looking for a career that will allow you to go as far as your drive and ambition will take you? If so, we have exciting opportunities available for sales and management positions at our Traverse City car dealership! RightWay is part of a fast growing car dealership group with 1,200+ employees and 38 locations in five states. We currently have 15 locations in Michigan and are always looking...
*MAKE AN IMPACT! WE ARE GROWING OUR SALES TEAM! KANSAS CITY, MO* 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 Automotiv...
Stars N Cars is looking for AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN/AUTOMOTIVE MECHANICSfor Automotive Dealerships around the state of Texas. As an Automotive Technician (Automotive Mechanic), you will be experienced and aware of the latest automotive technologies and be a president problem solver. Responsibilities · Automotive technicians/ auto mechanics perform work specified on maintenance and repair orders wi...
*MAKE AN IMPACT! WE ARE GROWING OUR SALES TEAM! NEW ORLEANS* 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 Sa...
*MAKE AN IMPACT! NORTH ATLANTA; COBB, FORSYTH AND CHEROKEE COUNTIES* Our territory sales/outside 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. ...
*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 Represen...
*MAKE AN IMPACT! WE ARE GROWING OUR SALES TEAM! NEWARK, NJ* 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 Sal...
EXPERIENCED BODY SHOP TECHNICIANS THE MORE EXPERIENCE, THE BETTER THE PAY! $$ Bonuses and Incentives for the Right People $$ PETE MOORE AUTOMOTIVE in Pensacola is seeking to hire Experienced Body Shop Technicians for their dealership's busy Collision Center! We are looking for people who are interested in an exciting career with long term potential -- not just a job. We want you for life!! Appl...
The primary focus is to support and align our strong customer focus philosophy. We are seeking a strong leader who will model and reward professional conduct that enables us to serve and delight our customers by providing them with what they want, when they want it. Our QM will support prototype and production with metrology services for part layouts and gauging along with screening, selecting, tr...
Speedway Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Kansas, KS
Job Description: Speedway CDJR in Lansing is currently seeking experienced Master Technicians to join our family of automotive service professionals! If you are an experienced technician looking to take your career to the next level, we want to talk to you! We offer a great working environment with competitive pay, benefits, ongoing training, and more! Job Responsibilities: Confer with custom...
Company Confidential HESPERIA, CA, 92392
Automotive G & M Automotive is seeking a Heavy Duty Tech for Mobil Service Truck. Premium pay with health benefits. Please inquire at 15963 Main St, Hesp....
Lakewood Auto Collision is seeking a highly skilled painter to join our growing Team. Qualified candidates will posses 5+ years in this field and come with good references....
Overview: Does being in the middle of the action excite you? It means opening the hood and looking underneath to find what is going on. With us, you’ll use your technical training, your real-world experience and your problem-solving abilities to provide the solutions that keep customer’s vehicles in top shape. All that raw steel and synthetics on the lift is your canvas. Many moving parts are jo...

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Automotive Career Tools

Automobile Technician/Mechanic

Salaries

$20,800.00 - $62,400.00
Typical Salary for Automobile Technician/Mechanic
(637 Respondents)
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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%
(402 Respondents)
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