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 (2012)||268,000 employees|
|Projected growth (2012-2022)||Faster than average (15% to 21%)|
|Projected job openings (2012-2022)||123,700|
|Top industries (2012)||
Construction (64% employed in this sector)
State & National
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2012 wage data and 2012-2022 employment projections . "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.
Job Openings on the Web
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, 2014-15 Edition.