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Schools Offering Hvac Programs in Alabama


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Alabama receive HVAC certificates every year. Thus, Alabama's 18 HVAC schools put out approximately 206 heating and air conditioning mechanics each year.

Top Schools

George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville, which is located in Hanceville, is the top-ranked school in Alabama that has a HVAC program. It received a ranking of 75th in the country in 2010. In 2010, George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville graduated 6 students from its HVAC program. The tuition rate at George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville was $3,570 per year.

Jefferson Davis Community College, which is located in Brewton, is the second-ranked school in Alabama that has a HVAC program. It received a ranking of 79th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 5 students graduated from Jefferson Davis Community College HVAC program. Jefferson Davis Community College charged in-state students $3,278 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Alabama that has a HVAC program is Gadsden State Community College. Gadsden State Community College, which was ranked 82nd in the country in 2010, is located in Gadsden. 19 students graduated with certificate in HVAC from Gadsden State Community College in 2010. The tuition rate at Gadsden State Community College was $3,270 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Alabama's HVAC schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $4,102 per year, though tuition can range from $24,060 per year to $2,834 per year. In 2010, the following Alabama HVAC schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Tri-State Institute - located in Birmingham, students are charged $24,060 per year
  2. Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus - located in Birmingham, students are charged $3,570 per year
  3. George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville - located in Hanceville, students are charged $3,570 per year

The HVAC schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Alabama were:

  1. Southern Union State Community College - located in Wadley, students are charged $2,834 per year
  2. J F Drake State Technical College - located in Huntsville, students are charged $3,270 per year
  3. H Councill Trenholm State Technical College - located in Montgomery, students are charged $3,270 per year

A HVAC certificate from an Alabama school... what next?

A large number of Alabama HVAC graduates become heating and air conditioning mechanics. 3,790 heating and air conditioning mechanics were working in Alabama in 2010. The Alabama counties with the largest populations of heating and air conditioning mechanics are:

  1. Bibb County - 1,100 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  2. Mobile County - 710 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  3. Autauga County - 320 heating and air conditioning mechanics

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of heating and air conditioning mechanics in the state of Alabama will grow to 5,980. This would require a 22% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, heating and air conditioning mechanics earn $36,800 per year. However, this number is only an average. heating and air conditioning mechanics in Alabama had varying salaries from $22,040 to $60,210 per year in 2010. A heating and air conditioning mechanic in the following Alabama counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Lawrence County - $44,040 per year
  2. Bibb County - $41,330 per year
  3. Lee County - $38,980 per year

The Alabama counties with the lowest average salary for heating and air conditioning mechanics are:

  1. Geneva County - $28,620 per year
  2. Cullman County - $29,170 per year
  3. Mobile County - $32,820 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Alabama statistics regarding a career in HVAC. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as plumbing or carpentry.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Hvac in Alabama
  • Certificate in Hvac in Alabama

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,051 miles from location John C Calhoun State Community College Tanner AL 9.72355 n/a 11,212
5,995 miles from location Gadsden State Community College Gadsden AL 17.7292 n/a 6,917
6,040 miles from location George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Hanceville AL 24.8428 n/a 6,311
6,084 miles from location Shelton State Community College Tuscaloosa AL 7.95344 n/a 5,808
5,968 miles from location Southern Union State Community College Wadley AL 13.8231 n/a 5,111
5,957 miles from location George C Wallace Community College-Dothan Dothan AL 12.4472 n/a 4,653
6,055 miles from location Bevill State Community College Jasper AL 14.0469 n/a 4,554
6,093 miles from location Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals Muscle Shoals AL 15.3568 n/a 4,520
6,045 miles from location Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus Birmingham AL 15.7035 n/a 4,353
6,109 miles from location Bishop State Community College Mobile AL 8.92793 n/a 3,598
5,990 miles from location Central Alabama Community College Alexander City AL 11.6004 n/a 2,441
6,017 miles from location Lurleen B Wallace Community College Andalusia AL 12.8289 n/a 1,790
6,011 miles from location H Councill Trenholm State Technical College Montgomery AL 15.9418 n/a 1,733
6,052 miles from location Jefferson Davis Community College Brewton AL 21.1461 n/a 1,433
6,030 miles from location J F Drake State Technical College Huntsville AL 9.75257 n/a 1,258
6,006 miles from location Fortis College Montgomery AL n/a n/a 486
6,044 miles from location Tri-State Institute Birmingham AL n/a n/a 155
5,951 miles from location Fortis College Dothan AL n/a n/a 69
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers + 3,790 $36,800 -5.3%
 

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