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Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

in Massachusetts

Install or repair heating, central air conditioning, or refrigeration systems, including oil burners, hot-air furnaces, and heating stoves.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
499021  Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 8,464 8,717 253 2.99 % 154 25 129 Postsecondary non-degree award 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Construction    3,940  47 % 4,400  50 % 460  12 % $54,520
Nonstore Retailers    1,340  16 % 1,070  12 % -270  -20 % $53,950
Repair and Maintenance    430  5 % 440  5 % 10  1 % $53,020
Other Services (except Government)    430  5 % 440  5 % 10  1 % $53,000
Educational Services    410  5 % 430  5 % 20  7 % $68,490
Educational Services    410  5 % 430  5 % 20  7 % $68,490
Wholesale Trade    260  3 % 250  3 % -10  -2 % $66,500
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    220  3 % 210  2 % -10  -4 % $65,690
Hospitals    180  2 % 190  2 % 10  11 % $67,630
Health Care and Social Assistance    180  2 % 200  2 % 20  12 % $66,090
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    120  1 % 130  1 % 10  5 % $65,980
Utilities    120  1 % 130  1 % 10  9 % $70,890
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    120  1 % 130  1 % 10  5 % $65,980
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