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.

Virginia is host to more than 450 car dealerships, employing more than 32,500 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

Total Car Dealership Jobs
Average Annual Salary
Total Number of Car Dealerships
$22.8 B
Total Car Dealership Sales
$642 M
Income Taxes Paid
Employees per Dealership
$1.7 B
Annual Car Dealership Payroll

Truck Dealerships

Total Truck Dealership Jobs
Total Number of Truck Dealerships
$2.5 B
Total Truck Dealership Sales
$203 M
Annual Truck Dealership Payroll

Training Centers

13 Total Number of Training Facilities

Advanced Technology Institute

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Virginia Beach Shop Car
The Associate in Occupational Science (A.O.S.) degree program in Automotive Technology offers training in the practical aspects of automotive maintenance and repair with emphasis on logical diagnostics procedures and effective repair methods.

Blue Ridge Community College

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Weyers Cave Shop Car
Students perform testing and repair work on late model vehicles using state-of-art equipment in BRCC’s automotive lab. The program has a strong emphasis in electronics and computerized engine control systems.

Danville Community College

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Danville Shop Car
The Automotive Analysis and Repair program includes theoretical and practical experiences in engine overhaul, engine tune up, emission control servicing, automatic transmission servicing, power train servicing, front-end alignment, computerized fuel systems, and electrical systems.
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