Career Information

Skills Needed   Typical Job Duties   Work Locations   Personality Traits
Interest in outdoor work in
a changing environment

Problem-solving skills

Customer-service skills

  Service

Sales

Install HVAC equipment

  Office building

Light commercial

Residential construction

Confined spaces

Roof tops

  Primary
Realistic, Conventional
Secondary
Investigative
             
Related Job Titles   Related VGCC Majors   N.C. Salary Ranges   More Information
HVAC Service Tech

HVAC Mechanic

Refrigeration Mechanic

Refrigeration Technician

  Diploma Option:
Automotive Systems
Technology

Welding Technology

Associate in Applied
Science Option:

Automotive Systems
Technology
Electronics Engineering
Technology
Mechatronics Technology
College Transfer Options:
Associate in Science
Associate in Arts

 

Low (10%)
$12.74/hour,
or $26,490/year

Median (50%)
$20.44/hour,
or $42,530/year

High (90%)
$32.18/hour,
or $66,930/year

 

Air Conditioning Contractors
www.acca.org

Refrigeration Service
Engineers Society
www.phcweb.org

HVAC Excellence
www.hvacexcellence.org

Mechanical Contractors
Association
www.mcaa.org

North American
Technician Excellence
www.natex.org