Are you wondering what it’s like to work in the HVAC industry? There are many benefits to joining this field. In this blog, the experts at Hero Home Services cover 7 of those benefits.
1. Competitive Salary
When just starting out in this field, you can make pretty decent money. The longer you are in this industry, the higher you’ll move up and the more you’ll make. As you hone your skills, you will often earn pay raises and bonuses as a reward for your experience and skills. Most HVAC technicians make anywhere from $18-40 an hour depending on experience.
2. Job Security
HVAC technicians and installers are always going to be needed. Businesses and homeowners are always going to need someone to come repair, install, replace, and inspect their heating and cooling equipment. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, HVAC employment is project to grow 5% from 2021-2031. This is one of those industries that can’t be outsourced to other countries, so you never have to worry about being without a job.
3. Growth Opportunities
Once you become an HVAC technician, it doesn’t have to stop there. You can go on to receive additional training and certifications to continue growing in this industry. Some HVAC technicians go on to become installers, managers, and some even start their own business. The possibilities are endless in this industry.
4. Amazing Benefits
Most companies offer HVAC technicians and installers amazing benefits, such as competitive compensation, great medical, dental and vision insurance, and generous paid time off. At Hero Home Services, for example, we offer the following:
- Competitive Compensation: $18-26/hour
- 3% 401k Employer Contribution
- 100% Employer Paid Benefits
- Free Medical Benefits for employee and family (additional upgrades available at reduced cost)
- Free Dental and Vision Benefits for employee (additional upgrades for family available)
- Free Short-Term Disability Benefits
- Free Long-Term Disability Benefits
- Free Life Insurance
- S.A. and F.S.A plans available
- Paid Time Off starting at two weeks a year
- Six paid Holidays a year
- Full access to Peak Health fitness and recovery center
- Employee discounts on services – at cost pricing available
- Bonus opportunities available
- Uniforms provided
- Final dispatch time of 4pm
5. Active Work
This industry keeps you active and moving. You’re constantly standing, walking, bending, crawling, lifting heavy objects, and spending ample time outside. This can improve health and decrease the risk of different health problems. Plus, you don’t ever have to worry about being bored on the job, because every day is different.
6. Rewarding Challenges
When you work in this industry, you are helping improve the quality of life for people every day. It can pose challenging at times, but those challenges are also rewarding. You can leave each job knowing that you’ve helped enhance the life of your customers – and what’s better than that?
7. Job Opportunities
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 40,100 openings for the HVAC industry are projected each year. That being said, there are no shortage of HVAC jobs. This industry is thriving and exploding with jobs and opportunities. Hero Home Services is one that is hiring for many different positions in the HVAC industry!
Are You Interested In An HVAC Career With Hero Home Services? Apply Today!
Hero Home Services is hiring for a variety of positions in plumbing, drain cleaning, duct cleaning, electrical, HVAC and office/warehouse. To view all available positions, click here. We look forward to hearing from you!