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Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

Install or repair heating, central air conditioning, or refrigeration systems, including oil burners, hot-air furnaces, and heating stoves.   (O'Net 49-9021.00)

 
Reported job titles:   Air Conditioning Service Technician, Bulk Cooler Installer, Evaporative Cooler Installer, Furnace Converter, Furnace Fitter, Gas Furnace Installer   (view all job titles)
 
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Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanics and Installers
Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
 
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    Wages
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     Location Pay
    Period
    2016
    Percentile Wages Average
    Wage
    10% 25% 50%
    Median
    75% 90%
     Vermont Hourly $ 16.99   $ 20.06   $ 22.99   $ 27.57   $ 31.32   $ 23.71  
    Yearly n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a  
     
     Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA Hourly $ 17.34   $ 20.65   $ 24.47   $ 29.54   $ 34.39   $ 24.99  
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     Southern Vermont Balance of State Hourly $ 16.90   $ 19.83   $ 22.45   $ 25.76   $ 29.31   $ 22.57  
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     Northern Vermont Balance of State Hourly $ 16.56   $ 19.48   $ 21.74   $ 23.96   $ 30.18   $ 22.62  
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    What are Percentile Wages?
    source: Occupational Employment Statistics, Vermont Labor Market Information, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, released April 2017.
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    Location Employment Annual % change
    (compounded)
    Annual job openings
    (due to growth and
    net replacements)
    2014 2024
    Vermont 846 849 0.0% 13
    source: Employment Projections, Vermont Economic & Labor Market Information, in cooperation with U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, statewide estimates released July 2016.
     


    Industries of Employment
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    Industry Percent of Total
    2014
    Specialty trade contractors 65.0%
    Self-employed workers, all industries 8.6%
    Educational services; state, local, and private 4.3%
    Nonstore retailers 3.3%
    Merchant wholesalers, durable goods 3.0%
    source: Employment Projections, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Employment Matrix, released July 2016.
     


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    State of Vermont License Information
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    License Name Licensing Agency
    Propane/Natural Gas Installer Fire Safety Division
    Vermont Department of Public Safety
    Oil Burner Installer Fire Safety Division
    Vermont Department of Public Safety
     
    source: Vermont Department of Labor, Licensed & Certified Occupations in Vermont, 2015.
     


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