HVAC Careers are Growing Near You - Lincoln Tech
When looking at future career options, most people try to find a balance between their passions and a career where there are opportunities and room for growth. It's important to look to industries where jobs are growing rather than becoming obsolete. Ideally, you want to find jobs that can't be taken over by computers or exported overseas. This is your ticket to a rewarding and promising future. Throughout the month of August, Lincoln Tech is traveling around the country and collecting data on what career fields are growing in the states where we offer training. Today, we take a look at where HVAC careers are growing in the United States.
Take a close look at the data below and use it to guide you toward a career that is both personally and financially fulfilling. All career-growth projections and salary information can be found at careeronestop.org for the years 2014-2024, unless otherwise noted.
No matter where you go in the country, you can count on one thing: people will be either too hot or too cold. This simple fact makes it all but guaranteed that people will need reliable HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) systems.
HVAC Careers Are Growing
And indeed, there is currently a need for individuals who can diagnose, repair and maintain the units millions of Americans rely on to stay cool or warm. In fact, by 2024, it’s expected that more than 67,000 additional HVAC personnel will be needed around the nation. Here’s a look at what the prospects look like where you live:
Colorado: 2,700 positions projected through 2024. Training is available in Denver.
Florida: More than 10,000 positions are projected to open up. Explore a training program in West Palm Beach.
Georgia: 2,400 positions expected to be available. Train at our Marietta/Atlanta campus.
Maryland: 2,000 positions projected. Training is available at our Columbia campus.
Massachusetts: 1,300 positions projected. Start training in Brockton.
New York: 4,800 positions projected. Your training can begin in either Mahwah, New Jersey; East Windsor, Connecticut; or Union, New Jersey. Transportation to our Union campus is provided from Brooklyn.
Texas: 8,000 positions projected. Explore training options at our Grand Prairie location.
At Lincoln Tech, we’ve been providing HVAC training since we opened the doors to our first campus in 1946. Over these decades, we’ve been at the forefront of the industry, training people to troubleshoot both standard units as well as work with cutting-edge solar thermal and geothermal technology.
Our program provides hands-on instruction and the kind of high-level training that will make you a valuable candidate in residential, commercial or industrial settings.