Automotive jobs range from auto mechanics to auto salespersons to auto manufacturing to chauffeur, taxi and other professional drivers. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are nearly 750,000 auto mechanic jobs in the United States and more than 1.3 million auto sales jobs.
A myriad of jobs involve cars and other vehicles. Just a few are:
Most automotive jobs require only a high school diploma or its equivalent. Some positions, such as auto mechanic, require specialized training. All require good communication and math skills.driving jobs, a commercial drivers license is also required.
Compensation and benefits vary widely depending on the type of automotive job you take. The average annual salary for a full-time auto mechanic is $39,550 and the average annual salary for a full-time taxi driver or chauffeur is $24,880. Both of these figures depend on the region of the country, the employees experience and the size of the business.
Automotive jobs are as diverse as the number of models of cars on the road today. If you enjoy working with cars and a work environment that's challenging and ever-changing, one of these jobs might just be the right fit for you.
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