Skilled Trades

Why Pennsylvania Is the Place to Be for HVAC Employment

Skilled TradesDecember 18, 2017

If you live in Pennsylvania and you’re an HVAC professional, or are interested in beginning a career in the HVAC industry, you’re in the right place! HVAC is a generally stable, well-paying field with a continuously growing job market in most places, and especially in Pennsylvania.

HVAC Training in Pennsylvania 
When training to become an HVAC professional in the state of Pennsylvania, you will learn everything you need to know to obtain an entry-level position in the field upon completion of the program. This includes:
•Inspecting and diagnosing issues with all aspects of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems 
• Repairing and maintaining HVAC systems 
• Installing equipment
You will also learn about state, federal, and local legislations so that you will be in compliance with various laws while working on projects. 

HVAC Certification in Pennsylvania
At this time, for most contractors in the state of Pennsylvania, there aren’t any certification or licensure requirements. However, a HVAC contractor license may be required to install, repair, or alter mechanical systems in some cities.
Even though certification is not typically required, it is a good idea to get certified - especially if you have a specific area of interest or want to work on a project where a specialized certification will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed for the project and help you get the job.  
Pennsylvania HVAC Careers

Pennsylvania has a high demand for HVAC technicians and ranks in the top 5 states for HVAC employment, making it one of the best states to be an HVAC professional. 
If you have a Pennsylvania HVAC license, you will find that this state offers plenty of job opportunities, with numerous wholesaler locations and valuable commercial service opportunities
HVAC professionals in Pennsylvania often receive higher pay as well. The state average hourly rate for this industry is slightly higher than the national average. However, keep in mind that salary can vary greatly depending on experience and the company one is employed with.
Ready to enter a training program and start your HVAC career? All-State has HVAC training programs in Pennsylvania, with locations in both Pittsburgh and Essington. Contact us today to learn more about our programs and to find out how to enroll.