Mississippi

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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.

Mississippi is host to about 200 car dealerships, employing more than 8,000 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

8,402
Total Car Dealership Jobs
$50,676
Average Annual Salary
179
Total Number of Car Dealerships
$7.2 B
Total Car Dealership Sales
$151 M
Income Taxes Paid
47
Employees per Dealership
$426 M
Annual Car Dealership Payroll

Truck Dealerships

1,925
Total Truck Dealership Jobs
30
Total Number of Truck Dealerships
$1.3 B
Total Truck Dealership Sales
$107 M
Annual Truck Dealership Payroll

Training Centers

5 Total Number of Training Facilities

Copiah-Lincoln Community College

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Wesson Shop Car
The Automotive Technology program is offered on the Wesson Campus and prepares individuals to engage in the servicing and maintenance of all types of automobiles.

East Mississippi Community College

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Mayhew Shop Car
The Automotive Mechanics career certificate program provides the graduate with the basic skills and technical knowledge to properly diagnose and repair late model vehicles, along with problem solving techniques and computer diagnosis.

Hinds Community College

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Utica Shop Car
The Automotive Technology program prepares students in the servicing and maintenance of all types of automobiles.

Itawamba Community College

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Tupelo Shop Car
Itawamba Community College's career and technical education programs are designed to prepare individuals to enter the workforce with the academic and vocational skills needed to compete successfully in the global job market through the most advanced training available.
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Scholarships

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