HVAC in Kansas

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Schools Offering Hvac Programs in Kansas


Each year, approximately 0.4% of Kansas graduates receive certificates in HVAC. In other words, every year an estimated 353 heating and air conditioning mechanics graduate from Kansas' 13 HVAC schools.

Top Schools

Washburn Institute of Technology, which is located in Topeka, is the top-ranked school in Kansas that has a HVAC program. It received a ranking of 59th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Washburn Institute of Technology graduated 21 students from its HVAC program.

Northwest Kansas Technical College, which was ranked 67th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Kansas that has a HVAC program. It is located in Goodland. In 2010, 6 students graduated from Northwest Kansas Technical College HVAC program.

Salina Area Technical College, which is located in Salina, is the third-ranked school in Kansas that has a HVAC program. It received a ranking of 70th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Salina Area Technical College graduated 9 students from its HVAC programs. Salina Area Technical College charged in-state students $3,584 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Kansas HVAC school, average tuition will be $3,040 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,980 per year to $11,300 per year. In 2010, the following Kansas HVAC schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Vatterott College-Wichita - located in Wichita, students are charged $11,300 per year
  2. Wichita Area Technical College - located in Wichita, students are charged $5,328 per year
  3. North Central Kansas Technical College - located in Beloit, students are charged $4,312 per year

The following Kansas HVAC schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Kansas City Kansas Community College - located in Kansas City, students are charged $1,980 per year
  2. Seward County Community College and Area Technical School - located in Liberal, students are charged $2,080 per year
  3. Johnson County Community College - located in Shawnee Mission, students are charged $2,250 per year

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

The highest percentage of HVAC graduates in Kansas pursue careers as a heating and air conditioning mechanic. Kansas had 2,340 heating and air conditioning mechanics in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Kansas heating and air conditioning mechanics:

  1. Butler County - 580 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  2. Allen County - 560 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  3. Jackson County - 250 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 Kansas will grow to 3,370. This would require a 26% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, heating and air conditioning mechanics earn $43,290 per year. But, salaries for heating and air conditioning mechanics can vary. In 2010, heating and air conditioning mechanics made as little as less than $20,540 per year or as much as more than $65,710 per year in Kansas. The counties in Kansas with the highest average salary for a heating and air conditioning mechanic are:

  1. Butler County - $45,460 per year
  2. Jackson County - $44,400 per year
  3. Geary County - $38,240 per year

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

  1. Douglas County - $32,150 per year
  2. Allen County - $35,730 per year
  3. Geary County - $38,240 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Kansas 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 Kansas
  • Certificate in Hvac in Kansas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,479 miles from location Johnson County Community College Shawnee Mission KS 13.3341 n/a 20,385
6,480 miles from location Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas City KS 13.5424 n/a 7,137
6,505 miles from location Highland Community College Highland KS 18.3845 n/a 3,698
6,625 miles from location Wichita Area Technical College Wichita KS 24.4302 n/a 2,116
6,482 miles from location Fort Scott Community College Fort Scott KS 19.5238 n/a 2,017
6,826 miles from location Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Liberal KS 22.2726 n/a 1,850
6,628 miles from location Wichita Technical Institute Wichita KS 26.1243 n/a 1,463
6,656 miles from location North Central Kansas Technical College Beloit KS 29.429 n/a 723
6,534 miles from location Washburn Institute of Technology Topeka KS 41.1293 100% 676
6,579 miles from location Manhattan Area Technical College Manhattan KS 22.6229 n/a 532
6,620 miles from location Vatterott College-Wichita Wichita KS 26.01 n/a 413
6,636 miles from location Salina Area Technical College Salina KS 30.3018 n/a 339
6,849 miles from location Northwest Kansas Technical College Goodland KS 33.4551 n/a 291
 

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 + 2,340 $43,290 24.5%
 

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