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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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The Human Resources Specialist provides hiring action processing support to the GAO's (The Government Accountability Office) Human Capital Office (HCO). ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, kno...
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Global trading firm Account Rep- Japanese and English languages Major Global trading firm is seeking a qualified Senior Account Representative for their AL and OH offices Qualifications: - BA in Business, Marketing, Engineering, Logistics - Purchasing, procurement or supply chain logistics experience in a manufacturing is a plus - familiarity with automotive industry practices is a plus - Proficie...
Due to rapid and continued growth, Vertical Systems is seeking a Software Manager to lead our TruthPoint development team. The Software Manager will work closely alongside the leadership team, product manager, coaches (patient experience consultants) and technical team to manage and advance the TruthPoint software. The ideal candidate will have experience leading and/or managing a .Net software pr...
A world class fortune 200 manufacturing company seeks a dynamic individual with a strong skill set, solid track record and willingness to grow and advance within a top notch organization. We offer excellent compensation, benefits and a bright future. We have a superb reputation and potential for rapid growth. We have multiple locations, record sales and a solid business plan. We look for career mi...
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General Managers ( PT Sales Manager ) Can Make up to $40,000 Yr and Up Salary + Commission and Bonuses Oversees the personal training department in one of our gym location. Proven track record in Leadership and goal attainment. Responsible for the successful attainment of company targets, including revenue and client retention, as well as setting and achieving bi-weekly revenue objectives. Drives...
Customer Service Representative Position Job #:4111 1 year contract Pay Rate: $13.00 per hour (W2- no benefits) Responsibilities: Responsible for processing orders, preparing correspondence, and fulfilling customer needs to ensure customer satisfaction. Placing and maintaining customer purchase orders in ERP system. Responding to customer inquiries by telephone and/or email. Handle customer compla...
Position Description 1. Assist in the development of manufacturing systems with the focus on continuous improvement related to quality and throughput capability of production equipment. 2. Work is of a technical nature where decisions are made within general practices and procedures, where supervision is available to handle unusual situations. 3. Occasional instruction, training, and assignment of...
An award winning energy services company is two seeking a Senior Project Manager: (1) Eastern, PA (1) West Virginia Responsibilities: •Organizes all aspects of project execution •Supporting the Account Executive in estimating and managing the account •Working with engineering personnel on technical information •Obtaining and managing outside contractors Requirements: •BA degree •Project developmen...
iSphere is seeking a SharePoint Developer with expert-level knowledge in configuration, and customization of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013, implementation and deployment experience for a 6+ month contract opportunity in Houston, TX. All Who Apply Should Have: • 3-5 years experience developing custom web parts using Microsoft technologies (ASP.NET 2.0+, C#, SQL). • Understanding of SharePoint De...
Material Handler 6 month contract - pay rate $12.00 Morrisville, NC The Material Handler is responsible for both supporting and maintaining all aspects of warehouse operations, including, but not limited to, shipping, receiving and warehouse equipment maintenance. The Material Handler is also responsible for controlling the movement of products to production by lot sequence and coordinating the mo...
An established St Louis based company with a rich history of providing highly engineered products for a broad range of industries. We are looking for a Sales Engineer with a background in instrumentation in the industrial market. Compensation will be performance based with all expenses paid and a car allowance. Plant level engineering experience with an emphasis on instrumentation and controls is...
National Recruiting Group is currently searching for candidates interested in begining a career in warehousing. After three months on the job, you will be offered Union membership! Two locations, one in Nassau and one in Suffolk. Requirements: At least two years of verifiable warehouse experience Willingness to learn and be trained Ability to lift 40+ lbs Must be able to stand for long periods of...
After School Program based in public schools located in Brooklyn is currently holding interviews for recess & after school positions. We are looking for experienced counselors for our lunch time recess and after school programs. Positions to be filled immediately. If you are a studying to become a teacher, youth worker, social worker or a student who likes children, the outdoors and wants to make...
Company seeks an experienced and proven Physician for its facility in the Atlanta, GA area. Our company provides clinical assessments of patients with a wide variety of medical diagnoses which may involve brain dysfunction linked to substance abuse, toxic exposure, head trauma, accidents, and psychiatric conditions. Our clinics nationwide have performed over 60,000 brain scans on patients from all...
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National medical staffing firm seeking candidate service representatives to call prospect candidates for open jobs. 10-12 per hour bonuses Commission full benefits 401k with company match monday - friday 9am - 6pm opportunity to advance to a recruiter position...
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