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Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers in Ohio

Is Ohio a good place for you to work as a Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanic or Installer?

15.0% Jobs Projection
$46,870 Median Salary
1,380 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers in Ohio are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers in Ohio is growing faster than average.

  • Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers in Ohio earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers Work in Ohio?

There were approximately 11,130 workers employed as Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers in this state in 2018.

There were 11,480 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 350 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers in OH Employment Trend

The typical state has 4,170 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers working in it, which means Ohio has more Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers than average.

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers in OH vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Ohio

Jobs for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers in this state are growing at a rate of 15.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.7%.

Job Projections for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers: Nation vs. OH

Ohio Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 1,380 annual Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers job openings in Ohio, and 13,560 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 38,700 annual jobs and 381,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers Make in Ohio?

In 2018 wages for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers ranged from $28,860 to $68,560 with $46,870 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.88 to $32.96. The median hourly rate was $22.54.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $22.19 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.35.

The median salary in Ohio is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers Earnings: OH vs. National Average

Top Ohio Metros for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Columbus, OH 2,170 $49,050
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 2,110 $48,220
Cleveland-Elyria, OH 2,090 $48,430
Dayton, OH 880 $42,900
Akron, OH 780 $40,450
Toledo, OH 470 $52,340
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 310 $33,750
Canton-Massillon, OH 280 $47,440
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 200 $38,740
Mansfield, OH 170 $43,480
Lima, OH 150 $47,060
Wheeling, WV-OH 110 $45,800
Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH 80 $35,400

Top States for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers Employment

View the list below to see where most Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Florida 29,650 $40,620
California 27,720 $55,140
Texas 25,290 $44,550
New York 19,160 $57,820
Pennsylvania 15,330 $49,920
North Carolina 14,370 $41,820
Virginia 12,690 $49,970
Ohio 11,130 $46,870
Georgia 9,540 $40,490
New Jersey 9,510 $57,640
Michigan 9,100 $46,830
Arizona 8,020 $43,190
Tennessee 7,920 $41,460
Illinois 7,860 $57,660
Massachusetts 7,530 $58,800
Maryland 7,200 $56,910
Missouri 6,600 $45,370
Indiana 6,240 $45,600
Colorado 6,060 $51,880
South Carolina 5,900 $44,570

Below are the states where Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $68,830
Alaska $66,760
Connecticut $62,270
Hawaii $60,070
Massachusetts $58,800
New York $57,820
Illinois $57,660
New Jersey $57,640
Maryland $56,910
California $55,140

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