New Mexico

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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.

New Mexico is host to more than 100 car dealerships, employing about 7,000 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

6,968
Total Car Dealership Jobs
$52,378
Average Annual Salary
114
Total Number of Car Dealerships
$5.1 B
Total Car Dealership Sales
$123 M
Income Taxes Paid
61
Employees per Dealership
$365 M
Annual Car Dealership Payroll

Truck Dealerships

962
Total Truck Dealership Jobs
15
Total Number of Truck Dealerships
$644 B
Total Truck Dealership Sales
$53 M
Annual Truck Dealership Payroll

Training Centers

6 Total Number of Training Facilities

Clovis Community College

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Clovis Shop Car
The Automotive Technology Program offers classroom and laboratory experience, which includes all aspects of diagnostics, repair, and maintenance.

Dona Ana Community College

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Las Cruces Shop Car
Students are trained using state-of-the-art equipment. In the laboratories, they practice the same service and repair techniques required of any professional service technician working in the real world.

New Mexico Junior College

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Hobbs Shop Car
NMJC offers a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree in industry specific programs for Ford Motor Company (ASSET) and General Motors (ASEP). ASSET and ASEP students are sponsored by automotive dealerships and earn their degrees in a two-year work-study program.
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Scholarships

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