Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
SOC: 49-9021.00


Install or repair heating, central air conditioning, or refrigeration systems, including oil burners, hot-air furnaces, and heating stoves.

National Salary Information:

Hourly Statistics:

Annual Statistics:

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 wage data.

Employment Projections:

Employment (2014):
292,000 employed

Projected (2024):
331,600 employed

Projected growth (2014-2024)

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 2014-2024 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2014-2024). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

Alternate Titles:

  • Air Conditioning Service Technician
  • Bulk Cooler Installer
  • Evaporative Cooler Installer
  • Furnace Converter
  • Furnace Fitter
  • Gas Furnace Installer
  • Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Mechanic
  • Oil Burner Repairer
  • Oil Furnace Installer
  • Refrigeration Systems Installer
  • Stoker Installer

  • installation maintenance and repair

    industry stats

    SOC: 49-0000

    Total Employed: 5,374,150

    Average Annual Salary: $45,990