Salary for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

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Heating, air conditioning and refrigeration mechanics and installers diagnose, adjust, inspect and repair problems with heating, central air conditioning, and refrigeration systems. This includes stoves, oil burners and furnaces. This job can sometimes be dangerous as the workers deal with large appliances. To be considered for this position, a high vocational schooling is usually necessary. Once hired, one or two of formal on-site training will usually be required before work can begin.

A Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanic and Installer can earn average salaries of between $31,910 and $80,820 based on experience and talent. will normally get an average salary of fifty-three thousand four hundred and ten dollars on a yearly basis.

are paid most highly in Alaska, where they receive average pay scales of just about $79,630. These professionals receive the best pay in Utilities, where they earn average wages of $77,440.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 26.17 percent nationwide in that time.

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Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Utilities
$77,440
Information
$71,840
Finance and Insurance
$66,790
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$64,120
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
$64,100
Transportation and Warehousing
$62,620

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$51,110
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$52,300
Construction
$52,320
Retail Trade
$52,370
Accommodation and Food Services
$52,740
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$54,380