HVAC

  • Get Your Certificate in 1 Semester
  • Starting Salary Around $34K
  • 5% Predicted Growth Rate

HVAC

What is an HVAC Technician?

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) technicians install and troubleshoot those systems. HVAC technicians, installers, and designers are needed in every industry.

How Much Money Do HVAC Technicians Make?

On average, HVAC technicians and installers can expect to earn about $47,000/year with room to climb. This is a career with a real, positive effect on peoples’ lives, so it’s fulfilling in many ways.

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Potential Salary80%
80%

The top 25% of HVAC technicians earn an average salary of $64,350*

Average Salary60%
60%

Average salary for HVAC mechanics in South Carolina is $47,080

Starting Salary50%
50%

Starting salary for HVAC mechanics and installers is around $34,000

Degree Requirement100%
100%

HVAC jobs require only a certificate; no degree needed

Time Commitment100%
100%

Earn an HVAC Installer Certificate in only 1 semester

Job Availability80%
80%

Over 5,000 HVAC jobs exist in South Carolina alone

Job Security80%
80%

This career path has a 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.

NEW FOR 2022

NO COST TUITION

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

HVAC Service Technician Certificate

6 Classes (19 Total Credit Hours)
$34K/Year Starting Salary

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HVAC Installer Certificate

5 Classes (12 Total Credit Hours)
$32K/Year Starting Salary

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