Modern car and truck dealerships provide a wide variety of unique and challenging careers to meet the interests and skill levels of almost anyone. These careers offer responsible individuals competitive salaries, great benefits, and excellent opportunity for advancement.

Alaska is host to roughly 30 car dealerships, employing more than 2,000 people. Demand for employees is high, which translates into job security. Many jobs are high-tech and challenging as well as rewarding. Job-seekers can find vital information on training opportunities and scholarships below. Jump start your career today.

Car Dealerships

Total Car Dealership Jobs
Average Annual Salary
Total Number of Car Dealerships
$1.6 B
Total Car Dealership Sales
$34 M
Income Taxes Paid
Employees per Dealership
$119 M
Annual Car Dealership Payroll

Truck Dealerships

Total Truck Dealership Jobs
Total Number of Truck Dealerships
$472 M
Total Truck Dealership Sales
$39 M
Annual Truck Dealership Payroll

Training Centers

2 Total Number of Training Facilities

University of Alaska

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Anchorage Shop Car, Truck
The Associate of Applied Science in Automotive Technology prepares students to understand theory, diagnose and repair engines, transmissions, transaxles, suspension, steering, brake systems, electrical/electronic systems, heating, and air conditioning systems, as well as fuel and ignition systems of modern vehicles.

University of Alaska Fairbanks Community & Technical College

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College Shop Car
The automotive technology certificate program will prepare you for entry-level automotive technician positions. The program emphasizes hands-on training and in-class experience to teach you how to perform under-hood and under-car maintenance inspections, determine root causes of equipment failures, and make necessary repairs to the complex systems that make up today’s vehicles.
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