Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration Career Outlook

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Northwood Tech 2020-2021 Graduate Follow-Up Survey

Employed in Related Field


Employed in a Related Field


Northwood Tech 2020-2021 Graduate Follow-Up Survey

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$37,437 - $51,996

Range of Yearly Salary

Northwood Tech 2020-2021 Graduate Follow-Up Survey





Typical positions available after graduation include:

Residential HVAC/R Technician analyzing an air conditioning unit

Residential HVAC/R Technician

Residential HVAC/R Technicians work on heating, ventilation, cooling, and refrigeration systems that control the temperature and air quality in homes.

Additional opportunities include:

  • Commercial HVAC/R Technician
  • Industrial HVAC/R Technician
  • Mechanical Contractor HVAC/R Technician
  • Facilities HVAC/R Technician
  • Wholesale Service Representative

With additional education and/or work experience, graduates may find other opportunities for employment:

  • Energy Management Technician
  • Business Owner HVAC/R
  • Practice Engineering of HVAC/R Systems

Hear From Graduates

"The HVAC/R program has enriched my life, expanded my mind and allowed me to make new life-lasting friendships. Through this program, I have gained knowledge and life-building skills that go beyond the mechanical portion of my course of study. I am not only equipped with skilled training, but I have a better understanding of life and relationships also. My hat is off to all the staff at Northwood Tech."

Jeff, HVAC/R graduate


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