Automotive Jobs

Automotive Employment Information


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.
RSS

1000+ Automotive jobs found on Monster.

Jobs 1 to 20 of 345754
JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title: Corporate Account Administrator Department: Administration Dated/Updated: April 2014 Reports To: CFO Status: FT Supervises: 0 FLSA Status: Exempt Job Summary: The Corporate Account Administrator is responsible for providing sales data and pricing analysis to support sales management decision making for all bid requests from GOPs, IDNs, Investor Owned for Profit multi-hos...
Company Confidential Long Island City, NY, 11101
We currently have a vacancy for a Skilled Foreman/Fine Art/Antiques Installer/Packer to work at our Long Island City facility. Prior experience in crating, handling, soft packing of artwork, 3D works, antiques and larger heavier Installations and De-Installations a must. Primary responsibilities: - Communicate with dispatch throughout day to complete daily schedule. - Proper handling, of art objec...
SUMMARY: The incumbent of this position will provide the Company with expertise in the areas of network design, network implementation, network operations, network management and network optimization. This position is accountable for ensuring BullsEye Telecom data network is available and supporting all data products and services sold to the base. Troubleshoot, isolate, and resolve all network swi...
Growing company in Camp Hill is seeking warehouse associates to join their team! These are full-time, permanent positions in a great working environment. Excellent benefits available. Open shifts are: Friday - Monday, 8am - 7pm Thursday - Sunday, 8am - 7pm Job duties include: Picking orders by hand Scanning packages for shipment Restocking mispicked orders Other duties as assigned Requirements: Mu...
Description Position Summary: Perform minor component repair and all aspects of preventative maintenance on the newest and best maintained fleet of power, refrigerated and non-powered equipment in the industry. We have industry leading technology, tools and experts in the maintenance field and industry. You will receive state of the art training each year on a variety of OEM equipment. Many of our...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Platform Developer New York, NY Full-Time $95,000 - $150,000 Apply Apply Platform Developer New York, NY Full-Time $95,000 - $150,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Platform Developer with at least 2 years experience, please read on! Top Reasons to Work with Us 1. Distinguished company with creating cutting e...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply SQL Developer Salt Lake City, UT; Denver, CO Full-Time $60,000 - $100,000 Apply Apply SQL Developer Salt Lake City, UT; Denver, CO Full-Time $60,000 - $100,000 Apply Job Details SQL Developer A top ecommerce company is looking for a SQL Developer to join their team. The SQL Developer must have at least 3 year...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Java Developer w/ IBM Tivoli St. Louis, MO; Maryland Heights, MO Full-Time $65,000 - $110,000 Apply Apply Java Developer w/ IBM Tivoli St. Louis, MO; Maryland Heights, MO Full-Time $65,000 - $110,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Java Developer w/ IBM Tivoli experience, please read on! *Client will be confid...
Our Client, a well-respected Global Leader in their niche market currently have a need for an FIELD SERVICES OR ELECTRICAL ENGINEER with strong PLC programming skill sets for their West Michigan location. This company has provided stable, durable, and innovative products for over 50 years. The Field Service/Electrical Engineer is responsible for the controls design for test equipment in the automo...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Senior UI Engineer - Javascript Boston, MA; Somerville, MA Full-Time $100,000 - $130,000 Apply Apply Senior UI Engineer - Javascript Boston, MA; Somerville, MA Full-Time $100,000 - $130,000 Apply Job Details We are a high-growth start-up company based in Boston seeking a strong UI Engineer(Javascript, MVC) wh...
The Social Media Manager (SMM) will work with the Director of Communications to develop the strategy of all social media initiatives across Hershey Entertainment & Resorts (HE&R). The SMM role, while focusing on social media strategy and development, functions in an integrated communications capacity and will be responsible for participating in all communication vehicles utilized by the company. T...
Comcast shapes the future at the intersection of media and technology. We create world-class experiences that people love and trust and drive innovation that builds value. We bring millions TV and Internet, entertainment, sports and news, communications and home management, theme parks, television and movies. Comcast brings to life the best of what's to come. Job Summary: Responsible for being the...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Family Practice Physician East Saint Louis, IL Unspecified Apply Apply Family Practice Physician East Saint Louis, IL Unspecified Apply Job Details If you are a Family Practice Physician with experience, please read on! We utilize relationship-based care as the foundation of our practice. We believe that cari...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Mobile Developer Framingham, MA Full-Time $70,000 - $130,000 Apply Apply Mobile Developer Framingham, MA Full-Time $70,000 - $130,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Mobile Developer with experience, please read on! We are the leader at creating the hottest and most successful applications. We have recently re...
Sears, Roebuck and Co., a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is a leading broadline retailer providing merchandise and related services. Sears, Roebuck offers its wide range of home merchandise, apparel and automotive products and services through more than 2,700 Sears-branded and affiliated stores in the United States and Canada, which includes over 890 f...
Manpower of Shelby Township is currently recruiting top candidates for our client in the New Boston area! We are looking for Experienced Control Maintenance Technicians. This is a direct hire opportunity! Job Details: 1st & 3rd shifts available up to $29.00 per hour (based on experience) Guaranteeing and maintaining of the availability of the production, quality and building equipment PLC Programm...
Corbett Technology Solutions, Inc. (CTSI) has an immediate opening for a Network Engineer 2. Network Engineer’s are responsible for the configuration, installation, maintenance and support of all network components. Position Duties and Responsibilities: Serve as a liaison between CTSI and customer’s IT organization to formulate a plan for implementation of IT based solutions that require customer’...
Designer 3 Consulting Engineering firm seeks Designer forMentor, OHOffice.This position has a strong emphasis on design experience in water and wastewater treatment plant projects. Job Functions Include: To accurately prepare preliminary and final drawings, maps, charts, illustrations and presentation graphics using AutoCAD Provides technical input and assistance in the coordination of exchanging...
Thank you for taking an interest in our Outside Sales Agent position, we're excited about speaking with you soon! Because we receive a high number of resumes for this position, interested candidates should call Luis today at 1-855-332-1069. The Job As an outside sales agent, you'll be meeting with business owners in your local area to discuss their payment processing needs. We'll provide you with...
Have you dreamed of leading a team of professionals all working to solve problems and support the production of quality product? Would you like to move into a brand new, state-of-the-art facility with a financially strong, global corporation eager to support your team’s goals? Amphenol is a worldwide electronics leader and one of the world’s largest manufacturers of interconnect products. Amphenol...
Sponsored results
With Only 51 Weeks of Training, Be A Certified Technician With UTI!
www.UTI.edu
Find 1000s of Local & National Jobs Listings. Search Fast, Easy, Free!
HiringHonchos.com
$37-$47/hr Real Work at home Jobs (Requirements: Must Have Computer)
www.Best-Home-Jobs.net
Automotive Positions Open. Hiring Now - Apply Today!
Automotive.Jobs2Careers.com

Get new jobs by email for this search
We'll keep looking and send you new jobs that match this search.
email me

Upload your resume and let employers find you!
It's that simple!

Automotive Career Tools

Automobile Technician/Mechanic

Salaries

$20,800.00 - $62,400.00
Typical Salary for Automobile Technician/Mechanic
(635 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Associates
21.8%
Vocational
19.2%
High School
18.2%
Some College Coursework Completed
17.8%
Certification
16%
Bachelor's
4.2%
(400 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Popular Automotive Articles

Become a Mechanic or Automotive Service Technician Article Rating
Interested in starting up a career in the automotive service industry? Fuel up on the basics of what it takes.
Keep Up with Automotive Technology Article Rating
If you're an auto tech and don't upgrade your skills often, you're going to fall behind. Keep your career running.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.4.25.38-307
eTrustLogo