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Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

Install, repair, and maintain the building systems that control temperature.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$26.23 / hour    Read more about wages


Above statewide average
Growth rate:  9.9%    Read more about outlook


College certificate is typical for entry. National Data

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Repair pipes to stop leaking.
  • Repair worn, damaged, or defective mechanical parts.
  • Replace worn, damaged, or defective mechanical parts.
  • Service heating, ventilation or air-conditioning (HVAC) systems or components.
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Job Title Examples:

HVAC Installer
HVAC Specialist (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Specialist)
Service Technician

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