Originally Posted by greenhornetnc
what is a good salary from up in michigan?
OK-I will put it to you this way. When I quit the HVAC business to go to college full time in 1982, I was making 12.50 an hour. When I was in between jobs in Eastern NC, in 1994, the most I could find installing HVAC was about 6.50 an hour.
My Dad's take was that the business owners in NC, were making a killing, but the workers were not doing so well.
Of course, that probably varies from company to company and depending on your skills.