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.

Oregon is host to more than 200 car dealerships, employing more than 13,000 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
$11.1 B
Total Car Dealership Sales
$325 M
Income Taxes Paid
Employees per Dealership
$769 M
Annual Car Dealership Payroll

Truck Dealerships

Total Truck Dealership Jobs
Total Number of Truck Dealerships
$1.5 B
Total Truck Dealership Sales
$128 M
Annual Truck Dealership Payroll

Training Centers

6 Total Number of Training Facilities

Central Oregon Community College

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Bend Shop Car
The Automotive Technology program at COCC emphasizes educating students as multi-skilled workers with the ability to complete a wide variety of tasks within the automotive technology service and repair setting.

Chemeketa Community College

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Salem Shop Car
As a part of the automotive technology degree program, you will learn the technical skills you need to begin or advance your career through a combination of classroom and lab work and on-the-job experience.

Lane Community College

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Eugene Shop Car
Instruction features state-of-the-art labs where students learn how to diagnose and repair vehicles using advanced diagnostic tools and equipment. Upon completion of the program, students are prepared to take ASE exams and become certified technicians.

Linn-Benton Community College

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Albany Shop Car
The programs prepare students to diagnose, repair and maintain modern automobiles and light trucks including powertrain systems, steering, suspension and braking systems, electrical systems and electronic controls, automatic transmissions, engine overhaul, air-conditioning service and engine performance. All classes prepare students to pass the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification tests. The programs are conducted in modern, well-equipped classrooms and laboratory/shops.
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