Why You Should Work in the Trades

If you are about to graduate high school, or if you're looking for a new career path that is better suited to your interests and skills, the trades are a great option to consider. Obviously, we love working in the HVAC field, but there are many other trades that could be a great fit for you. 

What is it Like Working in the HVAC Trade?

If you are someone who likes working with your hands, with your mind, and with people, the HVAC trade is looking for you! Not only is it quick to start, but you can also advance very quickly and create a career that you'll love. 

Timeline for an HVAC Career

There are many options for schools you can attend, depending on your budget and location. Typically, it takes a year to finish school before you can start your career.  
Starting wages after graduation are around $14 an hour, but you can advance quickly as you become more familiar in the field.

You can start earning even more once you're a journeyman, which can take five years or less. A seasoned HVAC technician can $25-$35 an hour plus benefits! As you learn more and you become more engaged in the field, you're worth only goes up because the experience is what's very valuable.

Student Debt

Depending on the school you choose, your debt could be anywhere between $5,000-$18,000. While this can seem like a lot of money, it is a fraction of the cost to attend a 4-year school.

Learn More About Becoming an HVAC Technician 

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