Minnesota

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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.

Minnesota is host to more than 300 car dealerships, employing more than 20,500 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

20,536
Total Car Dealership Jobs
$52,202
Average Annual Salary
332
Total Number of Car Dealerships
$14.8 B
Total Car Dealership Sales
$377 M
Income Taxes Paid
62
Employees per Dealership
$1.1 B
Annual Car Dealership Payroll

Truck Dealerships

3,208
Total Truck Dealership Jobs
50
Total Number of Truck Dealerships
$2.1 B
Total Truck Dealership Sales
$178 M
Annual Truck Dealership Payroll

Training Centers

20 Total Number of Training Facilities

Anoka Technical College

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Anoka Shop Car
Anoka Technical College offers skill-based diploma and associate in applied science degree in the Automotive Technician field.

Central Lakes College

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Brainerd Shop Car
Help keep the world moving through a career in transportation. Have a hand (and a wrench) in ensuring our machines and engines are running smooth on the road, in the water and through the fields.

Century College

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White Bear Lake Shop Car
The Automotive Service Technician Diploma program prepares students to perform automotive repairs in: engine repair and diagnosis, cooling system, emission control, computer systems, fuel injection, engine performance maintenance, air conditioning and automatic transmission/transaxle.

Dakota County Technical College

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Rosemount Shop Car, Truck
Transportation programs provide students with the knowledge and skills to get rolling in the career direction of their choice.
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Scholarships

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