January 27, 2022
Career and hiring experts at Indeed.com have recently named HVAC technician as one of the top 12 highest-paying trade jobs of 2022! This is just another bonus factor on a checklist of benefits associated with working as an HVAC technician in the energy industry. We’re here to outline other benefits of working in the energy industry as an HVAC technician—and that’s in addition to the fact that the national average salary for HVAC techs is more than $23 per hour! Keep reading to check out more reasons you’ll want to set your sails toward a job in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning space.
Benefits of Working as an HVAC Technician:
1. You make a difference in your community
As an HVAC service technician, homeowners see you as the hero who comes to fix their broken heating system or air conditioner and restore their home comfort. Many people remember for years the difference that their HVAC tech made during a stressful time in their comfort situation. This is the lasting impact that HVAC technicians have the capability of making in their day-to-day work.
2. Your job is engaging for your mind and body
Unlike corporate jobs or hard labor, HVAC technicians enjoy a nice balance of mental and physical engagement when engaging in their work tasks. You’ll get to go to different work sites every day, stretch your legs between jobs, and enjoy the technological side and mechanics of the furnaces, boilers, water heaters, and air conditioners that you service.
3. Your work supports local businesses and economy
Most HVAC companies looking for qualified applicants are local, family-run, multigenerational businesses that take pride in providing warmth and security to people in their region. By joining a team like this, you’ll support the local business you work for, including the homegrown economy that it generates.
4. You are compensated generously for a job well done
Like we mentioned way back in the introduction paragraph, HVAC technicians get paid a competitive salary that is on par with the other highest-paying tech jobs of 2022. If you’re looking for a job you’re passionate about while getting a pay rate that will cover all your bills and then some, HVAC technician is an excellent choice for you.
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