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Schools Offering Hvac Programs in Kentucky


Approximately 0.3% of graduates in of Kentucky receive HVAC certificates every year. Thus, Kentucky's 14 HVAC schools put out approximately 408 heating and air conditioning mechanics each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Kentucky with a HVAC program is Sullivan College of Technology and Design, which is located in Louisville. In 2010, it was ranked 68th nationwide. In 2010, Sullivan College of Technology and Design graduated no students from its HVAC program. Tuition at Sullivan College of Technology and Design was $18,718 per year.

The second-ranked school in Kentucky with a HVAC program is Madisonville Community College, which is located in Madisonville. In 2010, it was ranked 81st nationwide. 10 students graduated with certificate in HVAC from Madisonville Community College in 2010. Madisonville Community College charged in-state students $3,120 in tuition fees per year.

West Kentucky Community and Technical College, which is located in Paducah, is the third-ranked school in Kentucky that has a HVAC program. It received a ranking of 81st in the country in 2010. 67 students graduated with certificate in HVAC from West Kentucky Community and Technical College in 2010. Students at West Kentucky Community and Technical College paid $3,120 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Kentucky's HVAC schools ranges from $18,718 per year to $3,120 per year. But, the average tuition is $4,259 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Kentucky HVAC schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Sullivan College of Technology and Design - located in Louisville, students are charged $18,718 per year
  2. Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College - located in Cumberland, students are charged $3,264 per year
  3. Jefferson Community and Technical College - located in Louisville, students are charged $3,200 per year

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

  1. Owensboro Community and Technical College - located in Owensboro, students are charged $3,120 per year
  2. Maysville Community and Technical College - located in Maysville, students are charged $3,120 per year
  3. West Kentucky Community and Technical College - located in Paducah, students are charged $3,120 per year

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

Most people who graduate from HVAC school in Kentucky go on to work as a heating and air conditioning mechanic. 3,100 heating and air conditioning mechanics were working in Kentucky in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Kentucky heating and air conditioning mechanics:

  1. Clark County - 1,050 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  2. Bourbon County - 510 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  3. Adair County - 240 heating and air conditioning mechanics

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 4,990 heating and air conditioning mechanics will be working in Kentucky state. This would require the number of heating and air conditioning mechanics to grow by 21%.

Salary

On average, a heating and air conditioning mechanic earns a salary of $36,600 per year in Kentucky state. However, Kentucky heating and air conditioning mechanics earned anywhere in the range from as less than $17,910 per year to more than $62,590 per year in 2010. The following counties in Kentucky have the highest average salaries for heating and air conditioning mechanics:

  1. Daviess County - $42,870 per year
  2. Clark County - $40,600 per year
  3. Bourbon County - $38,200 per year

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

  1. Bell County - $28,140 per year
  2. Adair County - $29,190 per year
  3. Anderson County - $31,230 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in HVAC in Kentucky and to compare salaries with various related fields such as plumbing or carpentry, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,994 miles from location Jefferson Community and Technical College Louisville KY 11.4553 n/a 14,991
5,925 miles from location Bluegrass Community and Technical College Lexington KY 12.169 n/a 13,373
5,928 miles from location Somerset Community College Somerset KY 14.9987 n/a 8,195
6,151 miles from location West Kentucky Community and Technical College Paducah KY 18.5802 n/a 7,464
5,999 miles from location Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Elizabethtown KY 13.7844 n/a 6,913
6,065 miles from location Owensboro Community and Technical College Owensboro KY 13.9383 n/a 6,324
5,830 miles from location Big Sandy Community and Technical College Prestonsburg KY 9.79963 n/a 5,048
5,838 miles from location Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Cumberland KY 18.3943 n/a 4,959
6,030 miles from location Bowling Green Technical College Bowling Green KY 16.5022 n/a 4,844
5,849 miles from location Hazard Community and Technical College Hazard KY 13.5495 n/a 4,713
6,088 miles from location Madisonville Community College Madisonville KY 19.2554 n/a 4,597
5,931 miles from location Gateway Community and Technical College Florence KY 16.0354 n/a 4,206
5,891 miles from location Maysville Community and Technical College Maysville KY 15.9228 n/a 4,111
5,991 miles from location Sullivan College of Technology and Design Louisville KY 31.9516 65% 630
 

Curious what studying HVAC gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Kentucky

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers + 3,100 $36,600 0.3%
 

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