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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...
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...
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...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply OEM Automotive Account Manager Ann Arbor, MI Full-Time Unspecified Apply Apply OEM Automotive Account Manager Ann Arbor, MI Full-Time Unspecified Apply Job Details OEM Automotive Account Manager - B2B Sales - OEM Sales With a history spanning 35 years, we are a reputable OEM automotive manufact...
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...
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...
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...
$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 ...
AAMCO Transmissions & Total Car Care was established in 1963, and over the last 50 years has experienced significant growth. AAMCO continues to define innovation; both in our Transmissions and Total Car Care Services. Be part of one of the most important teams in the automotive aftermarket and join us as we continue to define and set industry standards! AUTOMOTIVE DIAGNOSTIC TECHNICIAN As an Aut...
Automotive Sales Manager Automotive Sales Manager – Sales Manager – General Sales Manager - Desk Manager Get on a guided fast-track to a top level executive management career. Want to drive you management career? We will provide the fuel to a fast – track executive position. Easton, Maryland Business is Booming and The Hertrich Family of Automobile Dealerships seeks motivated Sales Managers to...
CHERRY HILL MITSUBISHI IS IN NEED OF AN AUTOMOTIVE PARTS COUNTER PERSON AND AN EBAY SALES SPECIALIST The parts department at Cherry Hill Mitsubishi is busier then ever and we want to welcome the right candidates to join our Parts Department Family. The first position that needs to be filled ASAP is the Parts Counter Sales Position. Our goal is to create a professional and memorable experience fo...
Have you been looking for a career with the following benefits? * 500 Sign On Bonus * Top Tier Pay Scales * Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance * Five Day Work Week * Paid Vacation and Holidays Your search can end right here! Only one position available for the right person! A very successful automotive repair and maintenance facility with strong community ties is now interviewing. We are...
Have you been looking for a career with the following benefits? * 500 Sign On Bonus * Top Tier Pay Scales * Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance * Five Day Work Week * Paid Vacation and Holidays Your search can end right here! Only one position available for the right person! A very successful automotive repair and maintenance facility with strong community ties is now interviewing. We are...

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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)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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