Job prospects Heating, Ventilation And Air Conditioning (HVAC) Mechanic in the Northwest Region

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) mechanic" was moved from the group Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics (NOC 7313) to the group Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics (NOC 72402).

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics" in the Northwest Region or Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2019-2021). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) mechanic
Prospects over the next 3 years
Moderate

The employment outlook will be moderate for Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics (NOC 7313) in the Northwest region for the 2022-2024 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics in the Northwest region:

  • Approximately 130 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): more than 95%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

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Labour Market Information Survey
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