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.

California is host to more than 1,300 car dealerships, employing more than 121,000 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
$120. B
Total Car Dealership Sales
$2.9 B
Income Taxes Paid
Employees per Dealership
$8.0 B
Annual Car Dealership Payroll

Truck Dealerships

Total Truck Dealership Jobs
Total Number of Truck Dealerships
$7.0 B
Total Truck Dealership Sales
$580 M
Annual Truck Dealership Payroll

Training Centers

52 Total Number of Training Facilities

American River College

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Sacramento Shop Car
Latest in high tech equipment. Hands-on training! ARC is an accredited WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges) college.

Butte College

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Oroville Shop Car
The Butte College Automotive Technology Program consists of a core group of classes that must be taken by all students regardless of which of the three program (Core, Honda Pact, Subaru University) tracks a student chooses.

Chabot College

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Hayward Shop Car
The purpose of this Automotive Service Technician program is to prepare students for employment or advanced training in the automotive industry.
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