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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.

Idaho is host to about 100 car dealerships, employing more than 6,300 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

6,315
Total Car Dealership Jobs
$52,739
Average Annual Salary
98
Total Number of Car Dealerships
$4.0 B
Total Car Dealership Sales
$107 M
Income Taxes Paid
64
Employees per Dealership
$333 M
Annual Car Dealership Payroll

Truck Dealerships

1,347
Total Truck Dealership Jobs
21
Total Number of Truck Dealerships
$902 M
Total Truck Dealership Sales
$74 M
Annual Truck Dealership Payroll

Training Centers

6 Total Number of Training Facilities

Brigham Young University-Idaho

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Rexburg Shop Car
The mission of the BYU-Idaho Automotive Program is to enable graduates to successfully provide for their families and to fill communities and workplaces with highly skilled, integrity-filled professionals.

College of Southern Idaho

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Twin Falls Shop Car
The mission of the automotive program is to help our students become the best entry level technicians they can be and to prepare them for a successful career at a General Motors dealership or ACDelco service center.

College of Western Idaho

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Nampa Shop Car, Truck
If the sound of an engine makes your heart race, CWI’s Automotive Technician program is calling you. Technicians will tell you that the best education is one that gives you a wealth of experience.

Idaho State University

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Pocatello Shop Car
An automobile technician must be able to use both mind and hands in order to be proficient in today's industry. There are over 100 different automotive related jobs and over 150,000 computer-trained mechanics will be needed to meet industry's demands in the next six years.
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Scholarships

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