Details Report for:
49-9021.00 - Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
Install or repair heating, central air conditioning, or refrigeration systems, including oil burners, hot-air furnaces, and heating stoves.
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Wages & Employment Trends
|Median wages (2012)||$20.98 hourly, $43,640 annual|
|Employment (2010)||268,000 employees|
|Projected growth (2010-2020)||Much faster than average (29% or higher)|
|Projected job openings (2010-2020)||137,600|
|Top industries (2010)||
Construction (56% employed in this sector)
State & National
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2012 wage data and 2010-2020 employment projections . "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2010-2020). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.
Job Openings on the Web
for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
State & National Job Banks
Sources of Additional Information
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- Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers . Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition.