HVAC in Georgia

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Schools Offering Hvac Programs in Georgia

Around 0.9% of Georgia's graduates graduate from HVAC certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 2,246 heating and air conditioning mechanics graduate from Georgia's 30 HVAC schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Georgia with a HVAC program is Everest Institute-Decatur, which is located in Decatur. In 2010, it was ranked 71st nationwide. In 2010, Everest Institute-Decatur graduated 75 students from its HVAC program. Everest Institute-Decatur charged in-state students $21,609 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Georgia with a HVAC program is Medix College, which is located in Smyrna. In 2010, it was ranked 72nd nationwide. 42 students graduated with certificate in HVAC from Medix College in 2010.

The third-ranked school in Georgia with a HVAC program is Interactive College of Technology, which is located in Atlanta. In 2010, it was ranked 74th nationwide. In 2010, 155 students graduated from Interactive College of Technology HVAC program. Tuition at Interactive College of Technology was $7,850 per year.


Tuition at Georgia's HVAC schools ranges from $21,609 per year to $1,863 per year. But, the average tuition is $2,978 per year. The Georgia HVAC schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Everest Institute-Decatur - located in Decatur, students are charged $21,609 per year
  2. Interactive College of Technology - located in Atlanta, students are charged $7,850 per year
  3. College of Coastal Georgia - located in Brunswick, students are charged $3,174 per year

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

  1. Athens Technical College - located in Athens, students are charged $1,863 per year
  2. Central Georgia Technical College - located in Macon, students are charged $1,863 per year
  3. Gwinnett Technical College - located in Lawrenceville, students are charged $2,064 per year

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

The highest percentage of HVAC graduates in Georgia pursue careers as a heating and air conditioning mechanic. If you decide to work as a heating and air conditioning mechanic in Georgia, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 6,480 Georgia heating and air conditioning mechanics as of 2010. In Georgia, the largest numbers of heating and air conditioning mechanics work in the following counties:

  1. Barrow County - 3,860 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  2. Appling County - 420 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  3. Burke County - 360 heating and air conditioning mechanics

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 6,100 heating and air conditioning mechanics will be working in Georgia state. This would require the number of heating and air conditioning mechanics to grow by 9%.


A heating and air conditioning mechanic in Georgia makes an average of $39,580 per year. In 2010, however, some Georgia heating and air conditioning mechanics earned as little as less than $16,450 per year or as much as more than $67,140 per year. A heating and air conditioning mechanic in the following Georgia counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Hall County - $43,990 per year
  2. Barrow County - $43,090 per year
  3. Clarke County - $42,500 per year

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

  1. Brooks County - $26,960 per year
  2. Appling County - $29,160 per year
  3. Bulloch County - $31,690 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Georgia statistics regarding a career in HVAC and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 Georgia
  • Certificate in Hvac in Georgia

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,911 miles from location Chattahoochee Technical College Marietta GA 11.9416 n/a 11,391
5,948 miles from location West Georgia Technical College Waco GA 14.9188 n/a 7,313
5,858 miles from location Central Georgia Technical College Macon GA 13.7605 n/a 6,950
5,885 miles from location Gwinnett Technical College Lawrenceville GA 13.6957 n/a 6,649
5,949 miles from location Georgia Northwestern Technical College Rome GA 15.91 n/a 5,994
5,704 miles from location Savannah Technical College Savannah GA 13.7948 n/a 5,483
5,895 miles from location Southern Crescent Technical College Griffin GA 18.387 n/a 5,185
5,843 miles from location Athens Technical College Athens GA 14.3033 n/a 5,167
5,766 miles from location Augusta Technical College Augusta GA 18.8263 n/a 5,028
5,894 miles from location Dekalb Technical College Clarkston GA 14.4911 n/a 4,742
5,903 miles from location Atlanta Technical College Atlanta GA 12.0104 n/a 4,740
5,932 miles from location Columbus Technical College Columbus GA 11.0556 n/a 4,172
5,874 miles from location Lanier Technical College Oakwood GA 15.9689 n/a 4,115
5,882 miles from location Albany Technical College Albany GA 19.8403 n/a 3,962
5,826 miles from location Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Valdosta GA 12.9737 n/a 3,585
5,856 miles from location Middle Georgia Technical College Warner Robins GA 18.4993 n/a 3,543
5,722 miles from location College of Coastal Georgia Brunswick GA 6.56276 n/a 3,080
5,857 miles from location North Georgia Technical College Clarkesville GA 25.3614 n/a 2,865
5,887 miles from location South Georgia Technical College Americus GA 22.0327 n/a 2,562
5,748 miles from location Ogeechee Technical College Statesboro GA 16.8119 n/a 2,419
5,856 miles from location Moultrie Technical College White House GA 18.4235 n/a 2,407
5,780 miles from location Southeastern Technical College Vidalia GA 16.8823 n/a 1,972
5,814 miles from location Heart of Georgia Technical College Dublin GA 17.5704 n/a 1,815
5,775 miles from location Okefenokee Technical College Waycross GA 16.723 n/a 1,734
5,866 miles from location Southwest Georgia Technical College Thomasville GA 14.2445 n/a 1,721
5,749 miles from location Altamaha Technical College Jesup GA 22.7917 n/a 1,551
5,899 miles from location Everest Institute-Decatur Decatur GA 28.6099 100% 1,460
5,897 miles from location Laurus Technical Institute Decatur GA 18.5941 n/a 506
5,908 miles from location Medix College Smyrna GA 28.0461 100% 429
5,898 miles from location Interactive College of Technology Atlanta GA 26.2665 n/a 312

Curious what studying HVAC gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers + 6,480 $39,580 58.4%

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