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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.

Texas is host to about 1,200 car dealerships, employing more than 100,500 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

100,699
Total Car Dealership Jobs
$62,076
Average Annual Salary
1,180
Total Number of Car Dealerships
$90.1 B
Total Car Dealership Sales
$1.8 B
Income Taxes Paid
85
Employees per Dealership
$6.3 B
Annual Car Dealership Payroll

Truck Dealerships

11,869
Total Truck Dealership Jobs
185
Total Number of Truck Dealerships
$8.0 B
Total Truck Dealership Sales
$659 M
Annual Truck Dealership Payroll

Training Centers

27 Total Number of Training Facilities

Amarillo College

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Amarillo Shop Car
Students who pursue an applied science degree in Automotive Technology at Amarillo College receive specialized training in engine repair, transmission repair, and electronic and fuel systems. All Automotive Faculty are Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified.

Austin Community College

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Austin Shop Car
This program provides comprehensive training for diagnosing and repairing engine, drivetrain, brake, suspension, and heating and cooling systems.

Brookhaven College

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Farmers Branch Shop Car
Training in our Automotive Technology program can provide the skills you need to jump-start your automotive career.

David L. Carrasco Job Corps Center

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El Paso Shop Car
Our work-based learning (WBL) program provides students with opportunities to link their career technical training with practical, on-the-job activities.
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Scholarships

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NADA Foundation is committed to investing in our community. That's why we're providing access to scholarships and helping our workforce build a bright future.

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