Career Attributes

  • $42,992
  • 332,900
  • 3.0
  • 14.7%
  • Certificate or Associate's degree
  • Mechanical Engineering
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What are HVAC Technicians like?

Investigative

Based on our pool of users, HVAC Technicians tend to be predominately investigative people. Take our career test to see what career interest category best describes you.

HVAC Technicians by Strongest Interest Archetype

Based on sample of 529 Sokanu users

Are HVAC Technicians happy?

29%Happy

HVAC Technicians rank among the least happy careers. Overall they rank in the 29th percentile of careers for satisfaction scores.

HVAC Technician Career Satisfaction by Dimension

Percentile among all careers

Education History of HVAC Technicians

The most common degree held by HVAC Technicians is Mechanical Engineering. 16% of HVAC Technicians had a degree in Mechanical Engineering before becoming HVAC Technicians. That is over 10 times the average across all careers. Business Management And Administration graduates are the second most common among HVAC Technicians, representing 15% of HVAC Technicians in the Sokanu user base, which is 2.2 times the average.

HVAC Technician Education History

This table shows which degrees people earn before becoming a HVAC Technician, compared to how often those degrees are obtained by people who earn at least one post secondary degree.

Degree % of HVAC Technicians % of population Multiple
Mechanical Engineering 16.2% 1.6% 10.0×
Business Management And Administration 14.7% 6.5% 2.2×
Business 5.9% 2.4% 2.4×
Liberal Arts 5.9% 1.9% 3.1×
Computer Science 4.4% 2.8% 1.6×
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies 4.4% 0.1% 39.0×
English Literature 4.4% 4.9% 0.9×
Carpentry 4.4% 0.1% 83.2×

HVAC Technician Education Levels

77% of HVAC Technicians have an associate's degree. 13% of HVAC Technicians have a high school diploma.

No education 4%
High school diploma 13%
Associate's degree 77%
Bachelor's degree 7%
Master's degree 0%
Doctorate degree 0%

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Career Attributes

  • $42,992
  • 332,900
  • 3.0
  • 14.7%
  • Certificate or Associate's degree
  • Mechanical Engineering
More Attributes