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.