$58,350 earning potential
HVACR technicians install, maintain and repair the heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration systems in buildings. These machines control the temperature and air quality in homes and businesses.
You can think on your feet
You prefer to work with your hands
You work well with others
You love the diagnosing and fixing a problem
You don't want to sit at a desk all day
Where I trained: University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton
What I Earned: Associate of Applied Science in HVAC and EPA certification
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I'm always meeting new people. I'm never in the same place. My work varies from day to day, including installs, maintenance, and repairs of heating and air conditioning systems."
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