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Careers in the Automotive Industry Are Growing
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The good news? New car dealerships are looking to fill a variety of job positions.
The stats are in:
- The automotive industry has an annual shortage of over 109,000 positions nationwide.
- Nationwide, dealers employ over 1.1 million people annually with a payroll of $51.5 billion. New York metro area dealerships employ an average of 75 people annually with a payroll of $3.7 million.
- In the past five years, dealership employment increased by nearly 8%.
Why choose a career in the automotive industry?
- There are loads of opportunities with amenities that include: ongoing training courses, benefits, excellent working conditions, flexible schedules, advancement opportunities and the potential for a high income.
Total national dealership employment:
New and used vehicle Salespeople: 254,800
Supervisors, general office workers and others: 282,100
Other service and parts workers: 328,800