Becoming an Automotive Service Technician

Career Alley

If you’re the type of person who loves to be around cars, then a career as an automotive service technician may be an ideal choice. Automotive service technicians can specialize in particular makes and models, while others work with all types. Your career path to becoming an automotive service technician should as early as possible. Attending classes in electronics, business, management, and automotive technology is also a good idea.

Turning An Interest in the Automotive Industry Into a Professional Driving Career


The automotive industry employs roughly 4.2 million people in the US alone, according to a 2017 Bureau of Labor Statistics report, but there’s more to the automotive industry than simply repairing cars. Most professional truck drivers on the road can expect to earn an average starting salary of $42,500 per year with delivery truck drivers and bus drivers also earning a similar salary for comparable work and skills.


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Survey Shows Marginal Rise in Salary Increases in 2012

Resume Bear

A new survey by Aon Hewitt reveals that salaries for U.S. companies, base pay increases for salaried exempt workers were 2.8 Salaries have inched upwards year-over-year since 2009 when pay increases reached an all-time low of 1.8 For executives, salaried exempt and salaried nonexempt workers, Aon Hewitt projects base pay increases of 3.0 “It is unlikely that salary increases will reach pre-recession levels of 4.0 Salary Increases.

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Ford to Hire 2,200 Salaried Workers in the U.S. This Year

Resume Bear

hiring for salaried workers in more than 10 years. Ford plans to hire 2,200 salaried workers in 2013 to fill jobs in such key areas as Product Development, Manufacturing and IT; recruiting through social media being expanded. The hiring builds on the creation of more than 8,100 salaried and hourly jobs in the U.S. Ford Motor Company plans to hire 2,200 salaried workers in the U.S. The post Ford to Hire 2,200 Salaried Workers in the U.S.

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“Now doing two jobs for one salary; any suggestions?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: I work for a publicly owned automotive dealership. When I was hired about two years ago, I was given my job duties. Later the same owners acquired a second auto dealership down the street and moved me there. I am now doing the accounting for both dealerships without any extra compensation. My boss says, “Just be grateful you have a job.” What can I do? Betty. Orlando, Florida. Answer: Dear Betty: I am hearing from so many people that they are in the same position you are in.

2011 122

Sustainability Careers: Five Career Tips from GreenBiz Sustainability Salary Survey

Green Career Central just published their second annual “GreenBiz Salary Survey 2011.” This is especially true for consumer goods, automotive, and basic materials industries. If you want to learn about salary trends in the world of sustainability, take a look at the second part of the report – starting on page 16 through the end of the document.

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Jobs That Do Not Require You to Be a Graduate

Career Alley

In fact, for more than 90 % of us the motivation to pursue higher education in college is a respectable job with equally honorable salary. The median annual salary of fashion designers is around $63,170. The salaries of nurses vary with the acquired skills and experience. The average starting salary for Online Advertising Managers is $40,000 and the income growth potential is estimated at a whopping 255%.

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Why Engineering Careers Are Constantly in Demand

Career Alley

Likewise, though the automotive industry has ups and downs, someone is needed to design the cars themselves, so mechanical engineers can always be hired. With only one in twenty college students choosing to go into an engineering field, those that do come out with a degree are often able to name their own career and salary. No matter where you live in the United States, it is likely that you will be able to find employment if you have a degree in engineering.

8 Jobs That Don’t Need a Resume

The Corporate Con/noisseur

As an independent agent, your salary will be tied to your own ability to find work and close deals. Bill collector salaries average just over $36,000 a year. In addition, an understanding of automotive mechanics is preferred ass you will be working with hydraulic lifts on the truck.

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Survey Finds Digital Talent In Greatest Demand

Resume Bear

The third-annual 24 Seven Job Satisfaction and Salary Survey found that a majority of creative industry employees soon could be on the move, as a result of declining job satisfaction and increased expectations for salary growth. Highlights include the following: Employees Value Salary First and Foremost. Digital and Account roles had the biggest median salary increases, at 5.6% Key Findings 2012 Job Satisfaction and Salary Survey.

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Match Your Car Passion With Your Career

Career Realism

The good news is if you’re a car person and your true passion is cars (which many of us at are, hence the writing of this article), there’s a pretty good chance you will be able to find a great career you’ll enjoy that will also contribute to your love of all things automotive. Another high-paying field is automotive design and model development. There are many opportunities for management roles in the automotive industry, more than most would think.

Why Workplace Happiness and Job Satisfaction is Critical for New Hires

Corn on the Job

The size of one’s monthly salary hardly equates to job satisfaction and this observation is becoming increasingly apparent in modern times. Recent studies have shown that although the mining industry pays the highest wages per hour, sectors such as automotive repair and retail sales have gained more employees over the past ten years. For example, Scottish jobseekers in Aberdeen , state that job satisfaction is slowly outstripping high-stress and high-salary roles.

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Part-Time Work at Home Admin Assitant Needed

Telecommuting Journal

Hours: 20-25 hours a week 3 days a-week ( MWF) Salary: $500+ a week based on skills Opportunity to grow with Company! Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Part-Time Work at Home Admin Assitant Needed August 12, 2009 · 2 comments I ran across this ad on Craigslist and bet it’s perfect for someone who stops here looking for work!

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My Job Search Journey

Ms. Career Girl

I also turned down two in-person interviews – one because it didn’t sound like what I wanted after the phone interview and the other because the salary was too low. Between January and November, I was interviewed by two universities, a community college, a credit union, a national construction company, one of the “Big Three” automotive companies, a health insurance company, a software company and two nonprofits.

The Best Places to Work in IT – 1

Career Alley

– #3 is this automotive company. CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Helping Your Network to Help You (Find A Job) Job Search Secrets » The Best Places to Work in IT – 1 &# The secret of creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.&# Albert Einstein As you’ve no doubt figured out by now, there is a list for everything.

2010 207

The Emerging Digital Recruiting Challenge


At the time, I was managing quality at a major chemical producer that supplied the textiles and automotive industries. Sites like Glassdoor provide ratings from employees on their work environment, benefits, salary, etc. I believe the advent of the Internet along with the subsequent continued advances in connection speed, infrastructure improvement, and social tool capability is having a profound effect on corporations and society on par with the industrial revolution.

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Working as a Mechanic: No Degree, No Problem

Career Realism

We handle all kinds of problems from basic preventative maintenance to massive automotive repair. Some people go to a vocational or technology school to learn about automotive repair once they graduate from high school, but I went straight into fixing cars because I already knew a lot about them. I think I am paid enough, and I feel so thankful to have that salary without a college degree.

Found in translation: How you can use foreign language skills to swap career

Corn on the Job

Starting salaries for translators in the UK vary and freelance rates are usually calculated according to the word count. Newly qualified teachers in England and Wales start can earn a salary of anywhere between £22,244 to £32,831. Marketing assistants and trainees start on salaries around £17,300 to £19,000. The overall average salary is £45,021, with the drinks, automotive and the TV industries providing the highest wages.

Why Applying At Online Job Boards Is A Big Waste Of Time 

Career Realism

I used to buy supplies for my father’s automotive repair business, and I got fascinated by the supply chain, the concept of purchasing and cultivating relationships with suppliers. But what if they’re asking for my salary? So just put $100 or $10, anything to show you’re not listing your real salary. What’s the first thing you do when you’re looking for a job? Head to the job boards. Related: 3 Great Activities To Keep Your Job Search Moving.

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IT Jobs Abound! |

Resume to Referral

Honeywell International According to their website, Honeywell is a diversified technology and manufacturing company with business in, aerospace, control technologies and automotive products. Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « 6 Steps for Product Marketing Me: Strategy for the “Unpublished” Job Market 10 Cover Letter Tips (Booklet) » IT Jobs Abound!

2010 55

HR Manager: “I Would Much Rather Hire Someone Who is Currently.

The Job Quest

The people who wrote that application software seem themselves to be programmed to think only in terms of hourly or salaried. And sometimes do not even make provision for salaried.) 1) I’ve been unemployed 1 1/2 years as a 41 year Veteran of the now crumbling automotive industry.

2010 176

Career Prospects for the Realistic Personality Type

Career Key

The automotive industries and their suppliers have particularly been hard hit. Increase Your Chances of Keeping your Salary Post. skip to main | skip to sidebar The Career Key Blog Making a lifetime of smart career decisions about career options, college major and education choices, being self-employed, & the right career test. Welcome to our career blog. The Career Keys mission is to help people make the best career, college major, and self-employed choices.

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Companies Hiring Now July 2010

Resume Bear

ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips Companies Hiring Now July 2010 13. Chrysler Group LLC is a major automotive company known in the industry for speed, style and innovation.

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Losing A Job That Really Matters

Tim's Strategy

I worked in the automotive field for a company that was required to get rid of people to get a “loan&#. I am insulted when they state in the media they need to keep high salaries and perks to “keep&# their talent…they got rid of talent without thinking. I worked in the automotive field for a company that was required to get rid of people to get a “loan&#.

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Companies Hiring Now July 2010 | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips Companies Hiring Now July 2010 13. Chrysler Group LLC is a major automotive company known in the industry for speed, style and innovation.

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recruiter says: half my candidates are no-shows for interviews.

Ask A Manager

Instead, the latest trend among sales recruiters is to ask them to send you the past few years worth of W-2s to show upward progression, numbers well beyond base salary, and prove that your candidate actually earned the big commissions. Early in my career, I worked in the automotive industry and had contact with many “transportation sales&# type. in a long interview process, can I ask about salary? how do I state my desired salary range in a cover letter?

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