HVAC in Colorado

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Schools Offering Hvac Programs in Colorado


Around 0.1% of Colorado's graduates graduate from HVAC certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 217 heating and air conditioning mechanics graduate from Colorado's 6 HVAC schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Colorado with a HVAC program is Emily Griffith Opportunity School, which is located in Denver. In 2010, it was ranked 71st nationwide. In 2010, 20 students graduated from Emily Griffith Opportunity School's HVAC program.

Pickens Technical College, which was ranked 74th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Colorado that has a HVAC program. It is located in Aurora. In 2010, 50 students graduated from Pickens Technical College HVAC program. Tuition at Pickens Technical College was $2,226 per year.

Redstone College, which is located in Broomfield, is the third-ranked school in Colorado that has a HVAC program. It received a ranking of 75th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Redstone College graduated 24 students from its HVAC programs. Redstone College charged in-state students $13,274 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Colorado's HVAC schools ranges from $13,274 per year to $2,226 per year. But, the average tuition is $3,458 per year. In 2010, the HVAC schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Colorado were:

  1. Redstone College - located in Broomfield, students are charged $13,274 per year
  2. Front Range Community College - located in Westminster, students are charged $2,625 per year
  3. Red Rocks Community College - located in Denver, students are charged $2,625 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Colorado HVAC schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Pickens Technical College - located in Aurora, students are charged $2,226 per year
  2. Front Range Community College - located in Westminster, students are charged $2,625 per year
  3. Red Rocks Community College - located in Denver, students are charged $2,625 per year

A HVAC certificate from a Colorado school... what next?

Most people who graduate from HVAC school in Colorado go on to work as a heating and air conditioning mechanic. In 2010, there were 3,700 heating and air conditioning mechanics working in Colorado. The largest populations of Colorado heating and air conditioning mechanics are working in the following counties:

  1. Adams County - 2,140 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  2. El Paso County - 400 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  3. Larimer County - 280 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 Colorado will shrink to 4,420. This would require a 0% decline in the profession.

Salary

A heating and air conditioning mechanic in Colorado earns $47,540 per year on average. However, Colorado heating and air conditioning mechanics earned anywhere in the range from as less than $16,330 per year to more than $73,230 per year in 2010. On average a heating and air conditioning mechanic earns the most in the following Colorado counties:

  1. Archuleta County - $54,860 per year
  2. Boulder County - $52,370 per year
  3. El Paso County - $47,490 per year

The following counties in Colorado have the lowest average salaries for heating and air conditioning mechanics:

  1. Chaffee County - $24,030 per year
  2. Alamosa County - $31,140 per year
  3. Weld County - $39,100 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,019 miles from location Front Range Community College Westminster CO 13.185 n/a 18,713
7,027 miles from location Red Rocks Community College Denver CO 12.8922 n/a 9,143
7,019 miles from location Emily Griffith Opportunity School Denver CO 29.376 n/a 2,230
7,008 miles from location Pickens Technical College Aurora CO 25.924 n/a 1,362
7,023 miles from location Redstone College Broomfield CO 24.5482 n/a 666
7,018 miles from location Intellitec College-Colorado Springs Colorado Springs CO 20.2874 n/a 503
 

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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 + 3,700 $47,540 15.6%
 

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