HVAC is an abbreviation for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. A qualified HVAC technician is a technician who installs, maintains, and repairs heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems that...control the temperature and air quality in buildings. HVAC/R is an alternative abbreviation.
Compare to a teacher who only makes $40,000/yr in Illinois
What HVAC Technicians Love About Their Trade
Helping people in need.
Variety of Tools
Indoor and Outdoor Work
Solo or Small Teams
Involves Precision Tuning
One of the highest demand trades. Recession proof demand.
Entrepreneurship Potential Very High
Very low startup cost and high likelihood of success.
Can easily transition into other mechanical fields.
Cities With The Highest Paying HVAC Technician Jobs In Illinois