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Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $30.49
Statewide median: $23.81

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$19.11 $24.16 $30.80
Minnesota
$24.31 $30.49 $38.13
Central Minnesota
$24.45 $30.48 $37.35
Northeast Minnesota
$23.58 $29.47 $36.79
Northwest Minnesota
$23.23 $29.14 $30.31
Southeast Minnesota
$23.40 $29.65 $37.18
Southwest Minnesota
$23.91 $29.76 $34.70
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$25.51 $32.43 $38.81

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 4,140 workers employed in this medium-sized career.

Where do Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing low growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 3,988 new Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 380,400 399,400 19,000 5%
Minnesota 4,048 4,176 128 3.2%
Central Minnesota 501 524 23 4.6%
Northeast Minnesota 307 317 10 3.3%
Northwest Minnesota 425 431 6 1.4%
Southeast Minnesota 298 313 15 5%
Southwest Minnesota 370 390 20 5.4%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,880 1,925 45 2.4%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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