Heating/Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Technical Services (A.O.S.)

Career Opportunities and Counseling

The job outlook for HVAC-R graduates is excellent!

  • Most students enter the workforce upon graduation.
  • Some students transfer to a four-year college.
  • Wages range from $25,000 per year to more than $50,000 per year after five years.
  • The job placement after graduation is 100%.

The HVAC-R industry is one of today's best-kept secrets. Every building, residential or commercial, has some type of HVAC-R equipment in it. Therefore, the job list is almost endless.

A few potential employers are:

  • Hospitals
  • Schools
  • Real estate developers
  • Local governments
  • Manufacturers
  • Supermarkets
  • State governments
  • HVAC-R companies
  • Engineering firms
  • Restaurant chains
  • Retail stores

Graduates can choose from a wide variety of job descriptions:

  • Installer
  • Service technician
  • Sales
  • Design
  • Management

The Center for Careers and Transfer is available to students and graduates for placement in the field and career counseling.