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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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Veracom Ford San Mateo, CA
Job Description ENTRY LEVEL AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIANS / ENTRY LEVEL AUTOMOTIVE MECHANICS - Competitive Benefits - CLOSED ON SUNDAYS! Ford auto sales are increasing – and now is the perfect time to begin your automotive technician career with Veracom Ford Job Description Entry Level Automotive Technicians perform work specified on maintenance and repair orders with efficiency and in accordance wi...
Chastang Ford Houston, TX
Job Description AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE DISPATCHER Chastang Ford “The Ford Truck Experts Isn’t it time you took your automotive service dispatcher career further? Job Description: The Automotive Service Dispatcher Plans, organizes, leads and controls the flow of service work through the department Coordinates with the Parts Department, Sales Department, Ford Representatives, sublet vendors, and...
Crossroads Ford of Morganton Phoenix, AZ
Job Description AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIANS / AUTOMOTIVE MECHANICS - HEALTH / DENTAL / VISION - 401k! Ford auto sales are increasing – and now is the perfect time to continue your automotive technician career with Crossroads Ford of Morganton. Job Description Automotive technicians / auto mechanics perform work specified on maintenance and repair orders with efficiency and in accordance with dealer...
Cherokee Ford Lincoln of Alpharetta Alpharetta, GA
Job Description ENTRY LEVEL AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIANS / ENTRY LEVEL AUTOMOTIVE MECHANICS - HEALTH / DENTAL / VISION INSURANCE - 401k Ford auto sales are increasing – and now is the perfect time to begin your automotive technician career with Cherokee Ford Lincoln of Alpharetta Job Description Entry Level Automotive Technicians perform work specified on maintenance and repair orders with efficienc...
Don Chalmers Ford Phoenix, AZ
Job Description Ford Automotive DIESEL Technicians / Automotive DIESEL Mechanics - SIGN-ON BONUS / RELOCATION Isn’t it time you took your automotive diesel service technician / auto tech career further? Job Description Automotive Diesel Technicians perform work specified on maintenance and repair orders on Diesel Vehicles with efficiency and in accordance with dealership and/or Ford standards...
Job Map FAQ Press Testimonials Blog Contact Us Shiftgig The Goods Jobs People Deals Log-in E-mail address * Password * Create new account Forgot password? Jobs in Queens Village Health Services Home Health Aide Roaar Automotive Repair 9812 211th St Queens Village, NY Apply Now! Share Email to a friend From: To: WE NEED AN EXPERIENCED BABYSITTER ASAP (QUEENS) Job Descri...
Firestone Complete Auto Care Tacoma, WA, 98402
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...
Firestone Complete Auto Care Houston, TX
Job Description: Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC employs over 22,000 teammates in North America and operates more than 2,200 company-owned stores. The store locations include Firestone Complete Auto Care, Tires Plus, Expert Tire, and Wheel Works. With 2,200 locations across America and over $3 billion in tire and auto service sales, Bridgestone Retail Operations is the right place to build a c...
JOB DESCRIPTION SGS Automotive Services N.A. is currently seeking motivated individuals who are interested in starting a career in Automotive Inspecting. If you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, having face to face interaction with customers and are detail oriented, this is the position for you. Our Automotive Inspectors enjoy the freedom of mobility and working with minimal supervision....
Job Map FAQ Press Testimonials Blog Contact Us Shiftgig The Goods Jobs People Deals Log-in E-mail address * Password * Create new account Forgot password? Jobs in Queens Village Office/Administration Data Entry Roaar Automotive Repair 9812 211th St Queens Village, NY Apply Now! Share Email to a friend From: To: ADMIN OFFICE/DATA NETRY Job Description THE POSITIONS AVA...
Job Title Automotive Technician, Automotive Mechanic – Experienced Growing performance automotive shop is looking to add an energetic, experienced automotive technician to our dedicated team. Job Description Job Purpose: Troubleshoots and repairs muscle cars and sports cars. Installs performance enhancements such as superchargers, turbochargers, nitrous, exhaust systems, cold air intakes, hea...
Lawson Products, Inc. Cleveland, OH, 44114
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...
AutoNation, Inc. Irvine, CA, 92606
Company Overview: We’re AutoNation – America’s largest automotive retailer from coast to coast, with over 220 stores representing 34 different vehicle brands. Our vision is to be America’s best place to buy and service cars and trucks. We do this by attracting great people to join our team who will delight our Customers and drive Customer loyalty. We offer great career opportunities from coast t...
Firestone Complete Auto Care Kent, WA, 98031
Overview: Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC employs over 22,000 teammates in North America and operates more than 2,200 company-owned stores. The store locations include Firestone Complete Auto Care, Tires Plus, Expert Tire, and Wheel Works. With 2,200 locations across America and over $3 billion in tire and auto service sales, Bridgestone Retail Operations is the right place to build a career. ...
Firestone Complete Auto Care Mill Creek, WA, 98012
Overview: Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC employs over 22,000 teammates in North America and operates more than 2,200 company-owned stores. The store locations include Firestone Complete Auto Care, Tires Plus, Expert Tire, and Wheel Works. With 2,200 locations across America and over $3 billion in tire and auto service sales, Bridgestone Retail Operations is the right place to build a career. ...
Sanderson Ford Phoenix, AZ
Job Description AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIANS / AUTOMOTIVE MECHANICS HEALTH / DENTAL / LIFE INSURANCE - 401k Isn’t it time you took your automotive service technician / auto tech career further? Job Description Automotive Heavy Line Diesel Technicians perform work specified on maintenance and repair orders on Ford vehicles with efficiency and in accordance with dealership and/or Ford standards Heav...
Veracom Ford San Francisco, CA
Job Description AUTOMOTIVE SALES / AUTO SALES REPRESENTATIVES - FAST OPPORTUNITY FOR ADVANCEMENT! Ford auto sales are increasing – and now is the perfect time to consider a career in auto sales with Veracom Ford. Apply to be a member of our automotive sales representative team today! Job Description Internet Sales Representatives follow up with customers indicating purchasing interest through...
Rod Baker Ford Plainfield, IL
Job Description PART-TIME LUBE AUTOMOTIVE TECH $10-$15/hr (based on experience) Ford auto sales are increasing – and now is the perfect time to begin your automotive technician career with Rod Baker Ford Job Description Quick Lube Techs will perform oil changes and tire rotations. 20-30 hours per week. Join our automotive service team as quick lane automotive technician - apply today! Job ...
Fair Oaks Ford Lincoln Naperville, IL
Job Description AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIANS / AUTOMOTIVE MECHANICS - EXCELLENT HEALTH INSURANCE - LARGE STORE - VERY BUSY Ford auto sales are increasing – and now is the perfect time to continue your automotive technician career with Fair Oaks Ford Lincoln . Job Description Automotive technicians / auto mechanics perform work specified on maintenance and repair orders with efficiency and in accorda...
Rod Baker Ford Plainfield, IL
Job Description Ford Automotive DIESEL Technicians / Automotive DIESEL Mechanics - 401k - Health/Dental! Isn’t it time you took your automotive diesel service technician / auto tech career further? Job Description Automotive Diesel Technicians perform work specified on maintenance and repair orders on Diesel Vehicles with efficiency and in accordance with dealership and/or Ford standards Dies...

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Automobile Technician/Mechanic

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Associates
21.7%
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19.2%
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Certification
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