Business Manager (Automotive)

What Does A Business Manager (Automotive) Do?

A business manager oversees the accounting department and all expenditures for an organization. Anna, the business manager featured in the video works for an automotive dealer.

How Do I Become A Business Manager (Automotive)?

A four-year bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business, or a related field is required to obtain this position. A master’s degree in business (MBA), which may take an additional two-three years to earn, would be more valuable.

What is the Average Salary For A Business Manager (Automotive)?

These are salaries for an accountant (in general):

High – 120,000
Median – 65,000
Low – 36,000

What Courses Should I Take To Become A Business Manager (Automotive)?

  • Math – As much as possible!
  • English – As much as possible!
  • Communication
  • Business
  • Accounting
  • Finance

What Is The Work Environment For A Business Manager (Automotive)?

A business manager can potentially work in any large organization.

What Is The Future Outlook For A Business Manager (Automotive)?

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


  • Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada