HVACR jobs provide good salaries for a good quality of life
HVACR jobs will remain strong opportunities for workers with appropriate skills, training, certifications or work experience. In 2014, 70 percent of HVACR job postings were for middle-skill occupations that offered advertised average salaries of $49,259 that can go higher with signing bonuses and opportunities for promotion.
HVACR jobs are stable, with year-round employment that cannot be offshored. A majority of HVACR jobs are open to sub-baccalaureate workers, exhibit robust demand, and provide strong living-wage salaries. And HVACR jobs are in demand across all states and across many occupation families. As a result, workers with HVACR skills have the opportunity to move and find work in the industry.
HVACR jobs are available for a divers level of skill sets
HVACR jobs exist across a range of occupation types, including architecture and engineering, sales, production, office and administrative support, and transportation and material moving. These roles support key functions at HVACR manufacturers, wholesale distributors, contractors, engineering firms, and other firms across the HVACR supply chain.
According to the BGT analysis, the majority of the 220,000 job openings were for technicians and installers, but job openings exist throughout the entire HVACR sector.