AC / REFRIGERATION 

  • Get Your Diploma in as little as 3 Semesters
  • Starting Salary Up to $36K
  • High 15% Predicted Growth Rate

AC / Refrigeration

What is an AC / Refrigeration Mechanic?

Air conditioning/refrigeration mechanics are specialized HVAC professionals who enjoy job security, solid pay, and fulfilling work. These mechanics keep things cool year-round.

How Much Money Do AC / Refrigeration Mechanics Make?

AC / refrigeration mechanics are paid well for their work, with an average salary of $47,080 after only a couple semesters of school. With a few years of experience, you can earn even more.

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Potential Salary80%
80%

The top 25% of refrigeration mechanics make an average salary of $64,350

Average Salary60%
60%

Average salary for refrigeration mechanics in SC is $47,080

Starting Salary50%
50%

Starting salary for refrigeration mechanics is around $37,000

Degree Requirement70%
70%

AC/Refrigeration jobs require a 3-semester diploma or 4-semester associate’s degree

Time Commitment70%
70%

Get an Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Mechanics Diploma in only 3 or 4 semesters

Job Availability80%
80%

Over 5,000 AC/refrigeration jobs are available in South Carolina

Job Security80%
80%

This career path has a very high 5% predicted growth rate through 2030*

Salary info and other data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Salary.com
* Denotes info based on nation-wide statistics

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Beginning spring 2022, York Technical College will offer students college at no costs for tuition and fees. Students may choose from over 100 programs, offered in variety of flexible course and scheduling options, that lead to rewarding careers.

Training

Air Conditioning / Refrigeration Mechanics Degree

22 Classes (63 Total Credit Hours)
$37K/Year Starting Salary

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Air Conditioning / Refrigeration Mechanics Diploma

16 Classes (47 Total Credit Hours)
$35K/Year Starting Salary

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