Dealership Workforce Study


Enrollment in the 2019 Dealership Workforce Study has closed.


Thank you to our NADA members who participated in the 2019 Dealership Workforce Study.  Custom comparison reports and the 2019 Edition of the National & Regional Trends in Compensation, Benefits & Retention have been distributed to all participants at this time.  Please contact workforcestudy@nada.org if you have not received your report.


Highlights from the 2019 Dealership Workforce Study (data collected from calendar year 2018)

  • Car dealership median earnings are 23% higher than the USA Private sector median earnings.
  • In 2018 the average weekly earnings in all positions across all dealerships increased by 1.3%.
  • Median weekly earnings in 2018 for all positions across all car dealerships increased by 2.9%.  Most notably, service technician median earning grew 4.0% in 2018.
  • Truck dealership median earnings are 24% higher than the USA private sector median earnings.
  • Every key position analyzed in truck dealerships saw an increase in average annual earnings.

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Price: Participants free / Non-participant members $499; non-members $699

For assistance, call NADA Customer Service at 800.557.6232 or or email workforcestudy@nada.org.