How much does a Car Dealership General Manager make in the United States? The average Car Dealership General Manager salary in the United States is $70,539 as of December 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $59,137 and $75,761. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a Car Dealership General Manager ?

In the United States and Canada, a franchised new-car and -truck dealership is a retailer that sells new and also possibly used cars, including certified preowned vehicles, employs trained automotive technicians, and offers financing. In the United States, direct manufacturer auto sales are prohibited in almost every state by franchise laws requiring that new cars be sold only by dealers. Used car dealers carry cars from many different manufacturers, while new car dealerships are generally franchises associated with only one manufacturer. Some new car dealerships may carry multiple brands fro...

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EasyCare Recruiting - Hampton , VA
Qualified candidate must have a minimum of 5 years of experience in dealer management * Passionate ... the car buying and servicing experience, Larry Dorfman set out to change the paradigm in 1984 ...
ZipRecruiter - 10 days ago
EasyCare Recruiting - Hampton , VA
... our dealership. This position will work closely with management and other departments to help ... the car buying and servicing experience, Larry Dorfman set out to change the paradigm in 1984 ...
ZipRecruiter - 31 days ago
Automotive Dealership - Virginia Beach , VA
Dealership is looking for qualified General Sales Managers and Sales Managers: Responsible for leading the Sales Department. The Manager is responsible for operations, sales performance results ...
ZipRecruiter - 80 days ago
Established Office Furniture Dealership in Maryland - Vienna , VA
Salesperson will assist the Project Team (consisting of Designers, Project Managers, Customer ... Must be able to travel, by car and/or walking, throughout assigned territory to call on regular and ...
ZipRecruiter - 44 days ago
Rosenthal Automotive - Fairfax , VA
... Volkswagen/Volvo dealership in Fairfax, VA. No prior experience is necessary. If you are ... Fleet management * Organizing vehicles Volvo/VW Car Wash Valet Qualifications: * An enthusiastic ...
ZipRecruiter - 6 days ago
Cricket Wireless - Authorized Dealer - Suffolk , VA
Our Sales Managers: - Sell no-contract wireless phones, service plans and accessories in a fast ... GENERAL DUTIES The essential functions listed below are representative of duties performed by this ...
ZipRecruiter - 64 days ago

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