HVAC in Michigan

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Schools Offering Hvac Programs in Michigan


Each year, approximately 0.3% of Michigan graduates receive certificates in HVAC. That means an estimated 974 heating and air conditioning mechanics graduate from Michigan's 19 HVAC schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Michigan that has a HVAC program is Northern Michigan University. Northern Michigan University, which was ranked 71st in the country in 2010, is located in Marquette. In 2010, 10 students graduated from Northern Michigan University's HVAC program. Students at Northern Michigan University paid $7,864 per year in tuition fees.

Ferris State University, which is located in Big Rapids, is the second-ranked school in Michigan that has a HVAC program. It received a ranking of 71st in the country in 2010. 36 students graduated with certificate in HVAC from Ferris State University in 2010. Ferris State University charged in-state students $9,930 in tuition fees per year.

Lansing Community College, which is located in Lansing, is the third-ranked school in Michigan that has a HVAC program. It received a ranking of 83rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Lansing Community College graduated 22 students from its HVAC programs. The tuition rate at Lansing Community College was $2,330 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Michigan HVAC school, average tuition will be $3,279 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,088 per year to $9,930 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Michigan HVAC schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Ferris State University - located in Big Rapids, students are charged $9,930 per year
  2. Northern Michigan University - located in Marquette, students are charged $7,864 per year
  3. Baker College of Owosso - located in Owosso, students are charged $7,380 per year

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

  1. Washtenaw Community College - located in Ann Arbor, students are charged $2,088 per year
  2. Henry Ford Community College - located in Dearborn, students are charged $2,104 per year
  3. Oakland Community College - located in Bloomfield Hills, students are charged $2,106 per year

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

A large number of Michigan HVAC graduates become heating and air conditioning mechanics. If you decide to work as a heating and air conditioning mechanic in Michigan, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 5,800 Michigan heating and air conditioning mechanics as of 2010. In Michigan, the largest numbers of heating and air conditioning mechanics work in the following counties:

  1. Lapeer County - 1,610 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  2. Wayne County - 1,150 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  3. Barry County - 680 heating and air conditioning mechanics

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of heating and air conditioning mechanics in Michigan will grow by 19%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 10,480 heating and air conditioning mechanics working in Michigan.

Salary

On average, a heating and air conditioning mechanic earns a salary of $46,520 per year in Michigan state. However, Michigan heating and air conditioning mechanics earned anywhere in the range from as less than $20,380 per year to more than $76,730 per year in 2010. A heating and air conditioning mechanic in the following Michigan counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Saginaw County - $60,960 per year
  2. Washtenaw County - $55,660 per year
  3. Clinton County - $55,250 per year

A heating and air conditioning mechanic in the following counties in Michigan make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Muskegon County - $36,410 per year
  2. Alcona County - $38,600 per year
  3. Barry County - $40,920 per year

More Information

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

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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 5,800 $46,520 -22.4%
 

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