2014-18 Refrigeration-Program Trends

2014-18 Refrigeration-Program Trends








Western Technical College

400 Seventh Street
La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601
608.785.9200

REFRIGERATION
Occupation Report
2014-2018
Western Technical College District

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Report Info
Dataset Version

2013.4 Class of Worker

Class of Worker Categories

QCEW Employees + Non-QCEW Employees + Self-Employed

Timeframe

2014 - 2018

Region Name

Western Technical College District

Region Description

Western district counties

Counties

Buffalo, WI (55011)

Crawford, WI (55023)

Jackson, WI (55053)

Juneau, WI (55057)

La Crosse, WI (55063)

Monroe, WI (55081)

Trempealeau, WI (55121)

Vernon, WI (55123)

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
SOC 49-9021: Install or repair heating, central air conditioning, or refrigeration systems, including oil burners,
hot-air furnaces, and heating stoves.

Related O*NET Occupations:
Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanics and Installers (49-9021.01)
Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers (49-9021.02)

Job Distribution

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Overview
Annual Openings Estimate (2013)

17

Related Completions (2011)

19

Current Job Postings

10

Gender
Male

98%

Female

2%

Age
14-18

0%

19-24

7%

25-44

52%

45-64

37%

65+

4%

14.1%

$19.79/hr

Jobs (2013)

% Change (2014-2018)

Median Earnings

National Location Quotient: 0.90

Nation: 9.7%

Nation: $20.15/hr

277

Western Technical College District | Growth for Heating, Air Conditioning, and
Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers (49-9021)

288

328

41

14.1%

2014 Jobs

2018 Jobs

Change (2014-2018)

% Change (2014-2018)

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Western Technical College District | Percentile Earnings for Heating, Air Conditioning,
and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers (49-9021)

$12.85/hr

$19.79/hr

$25.50/hr

10th Percentile Earnings

Median Earnings

90th Percentile Earnings

Educational Attainment (National)
Doctoral or professional degree

0%

Master's degree

1%

Bachelor's degree

4%

Associate's degree

11%

Some college, no degree

28%

High school diploma or equivalent

43%

Less than high school diploma

13%

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Regional Trends

Region

2014 Jobs

Nation

328

14.1%

5,671

11.0%

303,048

State

●

288

332,389

9.7%

Western Technical College District

●

% Change

5,109

●

2018 Jobs

Educational programs

2

19

Programs (2011)

Completions (2011)

Program

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Heating, Air
Conditioning,
Ventilation and
Refrigeration
Maintenance
Technology/Techni
cian (47.0201)

11

17

26

15

13

Heating, Ventilation,
Air Conditioning and
Refrigeration
Engineering
Technology/Techni
cian (15.0501)

7

7

4

4

17

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Inverse Staffing Patterns
Occupation
Jobs in
Industry
(2013)

% of
Occupation
in Industry
(2013)

% of Total
Jobs in
Industry
(2013)

156

56.3%

18.1%

12

4.5%

0.6%

Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except
Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance (811310)

<10

2.8%

3.5%

Local Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals (903999)

<10

2.4%

0.1%

Residential Remodelers (236118)

<10

2.3%

1.2%

Industry

Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (238220)
Air-Conditioning and Warm Air Heating Equipment and
Commercial and Industrial Refrigeration Equipment
Manufacturing (333415)

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Data Sources and Calculations

State Data Sources
This report uses state data from the following agencies: Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development,
Bureau of Workforce Information

Occupation Data
EMSI occupation employment data are based on final EMSI industry data and final EMSI staffing patterns. Wage
estimates are based on Occupational Employment Statistics (QCEW and Non-QCEW Employees classes of
worker) and the American Community Survey (Self-Employed and Extended Proprietors). Occupational wage
estimates also affected by county-level EMSI earnings by industry.

Institution Data
The institution data in this report is taken directly from the national IPEDS database published by the U.S.
Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics.

Completers Data
The completers data in this report is taken directly from the national IPEDS database published by the U.S.
Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics.

Staffing Patterns Data
The staffing pattern data in this report are compiled from several sources using a specialized process. For QCEW
and Non-QCEW Employees classes of worker, sources include Occupational Employment Statistics, the National
Industry-Occupation Employment Matrix, and the American Community Survey. For the Self-Employed and
Extended Proprietors classes of worker, the primary source is the American Community Survey, with a small
amount of information from Occupational Employment Statistics.

Industry Data
EMSI industry data have various sources depending on the class of worker. (1) For QCEW Employees, EMSI
primarily uses the QCEW (Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages), with supplemental estimates from
County Business Patterns and Current Employment Statistics. (2) Non-QCEW employees data are based on a
number of sources including QCEW, Current Employment Statistics, County Business Patterns, BEA State and
Local Personal Income reports, the National Industry-Occupation Employment Matrix (NIOEM), the American
Community Survey, and Railroad Retirement Board statistics. (3) Self-Employed and Extended Proprietor classes
of worker data are primarily based on the American Community Survey, Nonemployer Statistics, and BEA State
and Local Personal Income Reports. Projections for QCEW and Non-QCEW Employees are informed by NIOEM
and long-term industry projections published by individual states.

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