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.

Arizona is host to roughly 250 car dealerships, employing more than 24,000 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
$22.2 B
Total Car Dealership Sales
$457 M
Income Taxes Paid
Employees per Dealership
$1.4 B
Annual Car Dealership Payroll

Truck Dealerships

Total Truck Dealership Jobs
Total Number of Truck Dealerships
$1.1 B
Total Truck Dealership Sales
$89 M
Annual Truck Dealership Payroll

Training Centers

7 Total Number of Training Facilities

Arizona Western College

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Yuma Shop Car
Successful completion of the required courses for this certificate signifies to potential or current employers that the student has completed the steps necessary in obtaining an entry level position as a general or specialized technician.

GateWay Community College

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Phoenix Shop Car
We partner with leading manufacturers such as Toyota and Honda, providing you with unique hands-on training and certification specific to the needs of manufacturers and dealerships.

Mesa Community College

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Mesa Shop Car
The Automotive Performance program at MCC prepares you for a career as an automotive technician or mechanic. You’ll learn how to diagnose, service, test, and repair complex, computer-controlled automotive electrical systems. Our program is designed to provide hands-on experience in a "live" working environment similar to the service industry.
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