Career Details

Service Manager


Career Overview

A service manager in a car dealer hires and supervises all of the employees in the service department.


Completing a two-year college program in automotive technology or a related field will increase the chances that an applicant will be hired. A four-year bachelor's degree may be required by some organizations.

Salary Expectations

Low End:
High End:
$35,000 /yr
$54,000 /yr
$91,000 /yr

Recommended Courses

  • Electronics
  • Computer Science
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Trade-related courses
  • Automotive Repair
Future Outlook

The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.

Jobs: Check Available Jobs!

Work Environment

A service manager typically works for a car dealer or any business that repairs and services cars and trucks.


Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook

Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada

PayScale, Inc.