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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.

Utah is host to more than 130 car dealerships, employing more than 10,000 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

10,302
Total Car Dealership Jobs
$55,145
Average Annual Salary
137
Total Number of Car Dealerships
$8.6 B
Total Car Dealership Sales
$225 M
Income Taxes Paid
75
Employees per Dealership
$568 M
Annual Car Dealership Payroll

Truck Dealerships

1,026
Total Truck Dealership Jobs
16
Total Number of Truck Dealerships
$687 M
Total Truck Dealership Sales
$57 M
Annual Truck Dealership Payroll

Training Centers

15 Total Number of Training Facilities

Bridgerland Technical College

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Logan Shop Car
Skilled and experienced instructors provide real world training in electrical/electronics systems, engine performance/repair, steering/suspension, brakes, drivetrain/axles, transmissions, heating/ventilation/air conditioning, and more.

Canyons Technical Education Center

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Sandy Shop Truck
The Heavy Duty Mechanics & Diesel program consists of a sequence of hands-on lessons that prepare students to gain technical knowledge and skills. CTEC participates in the Utah Diesel Technician Pathways program that begins the journey for high school students to be involved in the rewarding career as a diesel technician. Paid intern programs, on the job training and extended education with Salt Lake Community College to build a career to maintain and service the diesel industry. This program is piloted by government, educational leaders from Jordan and Canyon School Districts and Salt Lake Community College. For more information on the Utah Diesel Technician Pathways visit https://dieseltechpathways.com/

Dixie State University

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St. George Shop Car
The College of Science, Engineering, and Technology offers Bachelor’s degrees, Associate of Arts or Science degrees and Associate degrees in Applied Science.

Jordan Academy for Technology and Careers

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West Jordan Shop Truck
The Heavy Duty Mechanical/Diesel program at JATC is an entry-level course that prepares students with a basic understanding of Diesel Engines. JATC participates in the Utah Diesel Technician Pathways program that begins the journey for high school students to be involved in the rewarding career as a diesel technician. Paid intern programs, on the job training and extended education with Salt Lake Community College to build a career to maintain and service the diesel industry. This program is piloted by government, educational leaders from Jordan and Canyon School Districts and Salt Lake Community College. For more information on the Utah Diesel Technician Pathways visit https://dieseltechpathways.com/
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