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Working At Sonic Automotive

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Sonic Automotive

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Sonic Automotive Overview

Industry

Automotive

Organization Type

Public

Employees

1,000 - 10,000

Headquarters

Charlotte, NC

Website

sonicautomotive.com

Website

sonicautomotive.com



Founded in

1997

Revenue

> $1B

Key People

Jeff Smith (President, Chief Strategic Officer, Director),
Stephen Coss (Director),
Robert Rewey (Director),
Victor Doolan (Director),
Bruton Smith (Chairman of the Board),
O (CEO),
Scott Smith (Executive Officer, Director),
Robert Heller (Director),
Frank Dyke (Executive Officer),
David Cosper (Executive Officer, Director),
William Belk (Director),
William Brooks (Director),
David Smith (Executive Officer, Director),
David Vorhoff (Director),
Greg Young (Director)

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About Sonic Automotive

Sonic Automotive provides you an exceptional vehicle shopping experience throughout your entire process from browsing our inventory online to narrowing down your search to walking into the store. They are committed to providing a comfortable, hassle-free and no-pressure experience on your terms.

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Sonic Automotive provides you an exceptional vehicle shopping experience throughout your entire process from browsing our inventory online to narrowing down your search to walking into the store. They are committed to providing a comfortable, hassle-free and no-pressure experience on your terms.

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What Sonic Automotive's Employees Say

Their success is due in large part to the skills, experience and dedication of their employees. They are committed to cultivating an inclusive and dynamic work environment where exceptional people find opportunities to succeed, grow and contribute in meaningful ways.

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Sonic Automotive Employees

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Gender

Male

64.0%

Female

34.1%

Unknown

1.9%
Ethnicity

White

57.2%

Hispanic or Latino

16.7%

Black or African American

14.4%

Asian

7.2%

Unknown

4.6%
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Sonic Automotive Careers

Average Length of Employment
Ford Motor 6.7 years
Genuine Parts 4.7 years
Goodyear 4.3 years

Sonic Automotive

3.5 years
Harley-Davidson 3.5 years
Porsche 2.7 years
Lithia Motors 2.7 years
Avis Budget Group 2.7 years
AutoNation 2.4 years
CarMax 2.3 years
Russ Darrow Group 2.2 years
LKQ 2.1 years
MTN States Toyota 1.9 years
LONE STAR FORD 1.6 years
Tesla 1.2 years
Top Employers Before Sonic Automotive
AutoNation 12.3%
US Army 11.0%
Ford Motor 6.8%
Walmart 5.5%
AT&T 4.1%
Verizon 4.1%
Nissan 4.1%
EMPLOYERS 4.1%
Macy's 4.1%
McGough 2.7%
Top Employers After Sonic Automotive
AT&T 6.7%
AutoNation 6.7%
Nissan 6.7%
EMPLOYERS 5.0%
HP 3.3%
McDonald's 3.3%
tcim 3.3%
SunTrust 3.3%

What is it like to work at Sonic Automotive

Sonic Automotive Employees Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

13.6%

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

13.6%

University of Houston

6.8%

Western Carolina University

5.1%

Troy University

5.1%

Strayer University

5.1%

Georgia State University

5.1%

Auburn University

5.1%

University of Florida

3.4%

Appalachian State University

3.4%

Florida SouthWestern State College

3.4%

University of Alabama at Birmingham

3.4%

Auburn University-Montgomery

3.4%

Kennesaw State University

3.4%

Florida Gulf Coast University

3.4%

Columbus State Community College

3.4%

Capella University

3.4%

West Virginia University

3.4%

Hofstra University

3.4%

Santa Monica College

3.4%
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Majors

Business

29.4%

Accounting

13.3%

Marketing

6.3%

Management

5.6%

Psychology

5.6%

Finance

5.6%

Automotive Technology

4.2%

Human Resources Management

3.5%

Criminal Justice

3.5%

Computer Information Systems

2.1%

Political Science

2.1%

Biology

2.1%

Industrial Technology

2.1%

Medical Assisting Services

2.1%

Economics

2.1%

General Sales

2.1%

Graphic Design

2.1%

History

2.1%

Computer Science

2.1%

Communication

2.1%
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Degrees

Bachelors

37.9%

Other

32.5%

Masters

12.1%

Associate

9.7%

Certificate

6.8%

License

0.5%

Diploma

0.5%
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Sonic Automotive Employee Political Affiliation

Republican Party

81.3%

Democratic Party

18.8%

Employee Political Donations

Name Job Title Party Donation
Marla SchutteDirector Of Training $3,900Democratic Party
Scott SmithExecutive $3,500Republican Party
Stephen CossAttorney $3,000Republican Party
David SmithVice Chairperson $1,000Republican Party
Jody DykeAuto $1,000Republican Party
Joseph HadawayProject Manager $750Republican Party
Steve CossAttorney $500Republican Party
Steve PratherAuto Dealer $500Republican Party
Raymond ValentineVice President Of Manufacturing $500Republican Party
Aisha DewReceptionist $388Democratic Party
Todd GrubbGeneral Manager $250Republican Party
John RussVice President $250Republican Party
BEN DuggerGeneral Manager $220Republican Party
Karl BauchManager $200Republican Party
Ray WestCorporate Buyer $200Democratic Party
Elizabeth OehlertSales $200Republican Party
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Sonic Automotive Salaries

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We calculated the salary score by comparing the salaries of specific positions within a given company against other similar positions at other similar companies.
ETL DeveloperCharlotte, NC $102,474
ETL DeveloperCharlotte, NC $100,402
ETL DeveloperCharlotte, NC $91,208
Application Software DeveloperCharlotte, NC $79,331
ETL DeveloperCharlotte, NC $77,300
GuideGrand Prairie, TX $50,000
Operations AnalystCharlotte, NC $48,090
Operations AnalystCharlotte, NC $48,000
Sales AssociateNederland, TX $40,000
Sales AssociateDenver, CO $40,000
Sales AssociateClearwater, FL $40,000
Sales AssociatePoway, CA $40,000
Sales AssociateMontgomery, AL $40,000
Sales AssociateCalabasas, CA $40,000
Sales AssociateBeverly Hills, CA $40,000
Sales AssociateLas Vegas, NV $40,000
Sales AssociateOrlando, FL $40,000
Sales PersonRichardson, TX $40,000
Sales AssociateSanta Clara, CA $40,000
Sales AssociateCarson, CA $40,000
GuideCharlotte, NC $40,000
GuidePineville, NC $40,000
Sales AssociateHayward, CA $40,000
Sales AssociateWalnut Creek, CA $40,000
Sales AssociateSignal Hill, CA $40,000
Sales AssociateBelmont, CA $40,000
Sales AssociateNashville, TN $40,000
Sales AssociateChattanooga, TN $40,000
Sales AssociateColumbus, OH $40,000
Sales AssociateHouston, TX $40,000
Sales AssociateSan Jose, CA $40,000
Sales AssociateBirmingham, AL $40,000
Sales ConsultantNederland, TX $40,000
Sales PersonColumbus, OH $40,000
Sales AssociateAtlanta, GA $40,000
Sales AssociateBrentwood, TN $40,000
Sales AssociateKaty, TX $40,000
GuideUnion City, GA $40,000
Sales AssociateNashville, TN $40,000
Sales AssociateConcord, CA $40,000
Sales AssociateBaytown, TX $40,000
GuidePensacola, FL $40,000

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Sonic Automotive Awards

Awards From Zippia
  • Sonic Automotive Zippia Award
  • Sonic Automotive Zippia Award
  • Sonic Automotive Zippia Award
Other Awards
  • Fortune 500

Sonic Automotive Stock Performance

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We calculated the performance score of companies by measuring multiple factors, including revenue, longevity, and stock market performance.

Revenue

> $1B

Net Income

-

Market Cap

$870,640,000

Total Equity

-

Total Assets

-

Sonic Automotive Financing Rounds

Date Amount Security Type
May 13, 2009Equity $108,050,000
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sonic Automotive

When was Sonic Automotive founded?

Sonic Automotive was founded in 1997.

How many Employees does Sonic Automotive have?

Sonic Automotive has between 1,000 and 10,000 employees.

How much money does Sonic Automotive make?

Sonic Automotive generates more than $1 billion in revenue.

What industry is Sonic Automotive in?

Sonic Automotive is in the automotive industry.

What type of company is Sonic Automotive?

Sonic Automotive is a public company.

Who are Sonic Automotive's competitors?

Sonic Automotive competitors include AutoNation, Lithia Motors, Penske Automotive Group, Asbury Automotive Group, Hendrick Automotive Group, Porsche, Car Pros Automotive Group, CarMax, MTN States Toyota, FRIENDLY FORD LINCOLN MERCURY, LONE STAR FORD, Avis Budget Group, LKQ, Russ Darrow Group, Harley-Davidson, Huffines Auto Dealerships, Ford Motor, Goodyear, Tesla, Genuine Parts.

Who works at Sonic Automotive?

Jeff Smith (President, Chief Strategic Officer, Director),
Stephen Coss (Director),
Robert Rewey (Director),
Victor Doolan (Director),
Bruton Smith (Chairman of the Board),
O (CEO),
Scott Smith (Executive Officer, Director),
Robert Heller (Director),
Frank Dyke (Executive Officer),
David Cosper (Executive Officer, Director),
William Belk (Director),
William Brooks (Director),
David Smith (Executive Officer, Director),
David Vorhoff (Director),
Greg Young (Director)

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Where is Sonic Automotive's headquarters?

Sonic Automotive's headquarters is in Charlotte, NC.

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