HVAC technician programs offer unique opportunities

HVAC technicians install, maintain, and repair heating, cooling, and refrigeration systems that control the temperature and air quality in buildings. Employment for HVAC technicians is growing, especially in California. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says this profession is hiring, and expected to continue hiring, at a rate "much faster than average" between now and 2024.

by Brian Wilson

HVAC technician programs offer unique opportunities

The biggest reason people stay in jobs they hate is that they aren't sure what career would be a better fit. They're looking for something that they'll enjoy, and that will give them an opportunity to work better hours or better provide for their family, and don't want to end up in another dead end.

If you're in this situation and are looking for a profession with stability and potential for growth but you hate the idea of being in an office all day, consider becoming an HVAC technician.

HVAC technicians install, maintain, and repair heating, cooling, and refrigeration systems that control the temperature and air quality in buildings.

Employment for HVAC technicians is growing, especially in California. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says this profession is hiring, and expected to continue hiring, at a rate "much faster than average" between now and 2024.

Not only are HVAC technicians in demand, they're making about $9,000 per year more than the average American worker, and about $10,000 more than the average high school graduate. In some states, like California, HVAC technicians earn as much as $18,000 per year more than the average American worker.

Before becoming an HVAC technician, you need to be certified. HVAC technician training colleges such as those found on SchoolBlaze.com prepare you for that certification. These programs typically require you to have a high school diploma or GED.

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