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.

Iowa is host to about 300 car dealerships, employing more than 12,000 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
$7.9 B
Total Car Dealership Sales
$234 M
Income Taxes Paid
Employees per Dealership
$673 M
Annual Car Dealership Payroll

Truck Dealerships

Total Truck Dealership Jobs
Total Number of Truck Dealerships
$2.2 B
Total Truck Dealership Sales
$181 M
Annual Truck Dealership Payroll

Training Centers

9 Total Number of Training Facilities

Indian Hills Community College

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Ottumwa Shop Car
The Indian Hills Community College Automotive Technology program is a NATEF Master Certified Full-Service Program!

North Iowa Area Community College

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Mason City Shop Car
Looking to gain the skills employers are seeking in an automotive technician? Start at NIACC where you will become highly skilled in using sophisticated diagnostic and repair equipment. It is all part of your training in the diagnosis, repair, and preventive maintenance of automobiles and light trucks.
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