HVAC in Arizona

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Schools Offering Hvac Programs in Arizona


Approximately 0.3% of graduates in of Arizona receive HVAC certificates every year. In other words, every year an estimated 619 heating and air conditioning mechanics graduate from Arizona's 9 HVAC schools.

Top Schools

East Valley Institute of Technology, which was ranked 66th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Arizona that has a HVAC program. It is located in Mesa. 8 students graduated with a certificate in HVAC from East Valley Institute of Technology in 2010.

Refrigeration School Inc, which is located in Phoenix, is the second-ranked school in Arizona that has a HVAC program. It received a ranking of 74th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 90 students graduated from Refrigeration School Inc HVAC program.

The third-ranked school in Arizona with a HVAC program is Arizona Automotive Institute, which is located in Glendale. In 2010, it was ranked 75th nationwide. In 2010, Arizona Automotive Institute graduated 249 students from its HVAC programs. The tuition rate at Arizona Automotive Institute was $0 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Arizona's HVAC schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $1,171 per year, though tuition can range from $2,310 per year to $1,412 per year. In 2010, the following Arizona HVAC schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Mohave Community College - located in Kingman, students are charged $2,310 per year
  2. Arizona Western College - located in Yuma, students are charged $2,000 per year
  3. GateWay Community College - located in Phoenix, students are charged $1,734 per year

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

  1. Pima Community College - located in Tucson, students are charged $1,412 per year
  2. Eastern Arizona College - located in Thatcher, students are charged $1,520 per year
  3. Cochise College - located in Douglas, students are charged $1,560 per year

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

A large number of Arizona HVAC graduates become heating and air conditioning mechanics. Arizona had 4,560 heating and air conditioning mechanics in 2010. The largest populations of Arizona heating and air conditioning mechanics are working in the following counties:

  1. Maricopa County - 3,330 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  2. Pima County - 660 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  3. Mohave County - 160 heating and air conditioning mechanics

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of heating and air conditioning mechanics is expected to shrink by -1% by 2018. There are projected to be 6,190 heating and air conditioning mechanics working in the Arizona then.

Salary

A heating and air conditioning mechanic in Arizona earns $43,890 per year on average. But, salaries for heating and air conditioning mechanics can vary. In 2010, heating and air conditioning mechanics made as little as less than $16,500 per year or as much as more than $70,240 per year in Arizona. A heating and air conditioning mechanic in the following Arizona counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Maricopa County - $45,640 per year
  2. Pima County - $41,420 per year
  3. Apache County - $39,900 per year

On average, heating and air conditioning mechanics earns the least in the following Arizona counties:

  1. Cochise County - $30,330 per year
  2. Yuma County - $35,720 per year
  3. Yavapai County - $37,490 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Arizona 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 Arizona
  • Certificate in Hvac in Arizona

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,445 miles from location Pima Community College Tucson AZ 14.0724 n/a 35,880
7,642 miles from location Arizona Western College Yuma AZ 15.3094 n/a 7,984
7,484 miles from location GateWay Community College Phoenix AZ 13.1689 n/a 7,863
7,366 miles from location Eastern Arizona College Thatcher AZ 16.7279 n/a 7,241
7,568 miles from location Mohave Community College Kingman AZ 10.6222 n/a 6,702
7,381 miles from location Cochise College Douglas AZ 15.2807 n/a 4,739
7,492 miles from location Arizona Automotive Institute Glendale AZ 24.5656 n/a 805
7,484 miles from location Refrigeration School Inc Phoenix AZ 26.2801 n/a 492
7,478 miles from location East Valley Institute of Technology Mesa AZ 34.1985 n/a 270
 

Curious what studying HVAC gets you?

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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 + 4,560 $43,890 -28.0%
 

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