Tennessee

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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.

Tennessee is host to more than 330 car dealerships, employing more than 22,000 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

22,314
Total Car Dealership Jobs
$58,076
Average Annual Salary
334
Total Number of Car Dealerships
$15.8 B
Total Car Dealership Sales
$531 M
Income Taxes Paid
67
Employees per Dealership
$1.3 B
Annual Car Dealership Payroll

Truck Dealerships

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

Training Centers

24 Total Number of Training Facilities

Chattanooga State Community College

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Chattanooga Shop Car, Truck
The objective of this program is to provide the student with the skills and understanding necessary to repair and service automotive vehicles.

Lincoln College of Technology

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Nashville Shop Car, Truck
Established in 1919 as Nashville Auto-Diesel College (NADC), Lincoln Tech’s Nashville campus is carrying on the strong, enduring NADC tradition and is continuing to educate generations of students for successful futures in the automotive and skilled trade industries. Students from all 50 states and over two dozen countries have come to Nashville to train at our campus!

Moore Tech

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Memphis Shop Car
Moore Tech’s Automotive Service Technology program is a two-year program that teaches students everything necessary for employment as a technician at any GMADA member new car dealership.
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Scholarships

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