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Indiana doesn’t have state-level license requirements for its HVAC technicians and contractors.

Even so, it’s still best to know other certifications and licenses you may need to work in the state’s HVAC industry.

That’s why we provided some information you’ll need about becoming an HVAC technician in Indiana below.

HVAC Programs in Indiana

Working in the HVAC industry requires high technical skills and extensive knowledge.

So most aspirants will prefer enrolling in an approved HVAC program to learn the trade.

The table below lists some HVAC schools in Indiana that you can check out.

8 HVAC Schools in Indiana

School NameAddress
Ashworth College6625 The Corners Pkwy NW #500, Norcross, GA 30092
AC/C TECH4415 Forest Manor Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46226
ConTech Institute811 Lindsey Street, Columbus, IN 47203
Fortis College | HVAC Training9001 N. Wesleyan Rd, Suite 101, Indianapolis, IN 46268
HVAC Career Training CenterIndianapolis, Fort Wayne, Evansville, South Bend, Carmel..., IN 11111
hvacredu.net (Online Training)P.O. Box 77, Heron, MT 59844
Ivy Technical State College50 Walnut St, Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
Prosser School of Technology4202 Charlestown Road, New Albany, IN 47150

EPA Certification

In this line of work, you’ll eventually service and dispose of refrigerant-containing equipment.

So to ensure that you can safely and properly handle these, you need to get the EPA Section 608 Technician Certification.

It has 4 types, and you can apply for any of them depending on the equipment you’ll work with the most.

To learn what type you’ll need to apply for, check out our guide to the EPA certification.

Local-level Licensing

Even though there’s no state-level HVAC license, localities may have special regulations before you can provide HVAC services in the area.

For example, Indianapolis issues the following licenses through the Board of Heating and Cooling Examiners:

  • Air Conditioning A
  • Air Conditioning B
  • Air Conditioning D
  • Refrigeration
  • High-pressure Steam

That’s why it’s recommended to check with the local government offices for any requirements that you need to meet.

Potential Salary

HVAC technicians have become in demand in recent years in Indiana, with 7,090 employed as of May 2021 per the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

As such, you can receive some of the best salary rates in the country.

The salary ranges between $29,830 and $76,220, with an average of $52,470 annually.

For your reference, the table below shows the salaries in 10 of Indiana’s cities.

Annual Salary Range:

Average Salary of HVAC Techs in Indiana

City NameSalary
Fort Wayne$43,500
South Bend$43,504
Terre Haute$42,901
* Salary information last updated 2024

Regional Salary

RegionEmployedAvg. Annual SalaryAvg. Hourly PayTop 10% Annual SalaryBottom 10% Annual Salary
Bloomington, IN210$61,050$29.35$86,520$37,860
Columbus, IN60$51,460$24.74$75,560$36,780
Elkhart-Goshen, IN260$57,610$27.7$84,390$37,040
Evansville, IN-KY570$55,270$26.57$81,910$35,660
Fort Wayne, IN570$54,190$26.05$80,040$36,280
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN2,560$57,530$27.66$85,240$36,830
Kokomo, IN100$62,240$29.93$85,720$36,610
Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN190$53,570$25.76$68,990$35,440
Michigan City-La Porte, IN100$53,590$25.77$84,030$34,580
Muncie, IN70$51,070$24.55$65,930$36,380
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI360$58,490$28.12$83,860$37,080
Terre Haute, IN120$51,520$24.77$73,240$36,470
* Salary information based on the May 2022 Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) Survey for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers, OCC 49-9021, BLS.
* Employment conditions in your area may vary.

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