HVAC in Minnesota

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Schools Offering Hvac Programs in Minnesota


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Minnesota students graduate with certificates in HVAC. That means an estimated 274 heating and air conditioning mechanics graduate from Minnesota's 12 HVAC schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Minnesota with a HVAC program is Minnesota West Community and Technical College, which is located in Granite Falls. In 2010, it was ranked 79th nationwide. In 2010, Minnesota West Community and Technical College graduated 6 students from its HVAC program. Minnesota West Community and Technical College charged in-state students $5,154 in tuition fees per year.

Dunwoody College of Technology, which was ranked 79th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Minnesota that has a HVAC program. It is located in Minneapolis. In 2010, 37 students graduated from Dunwoody College of Technology HVAC program. Tuition at Dunwoody College of Technology was $15,575 per year.

Hibbing Community College-A Technical and Community College, which is located in Hibbing, is the third-ranked school in Minnesota that has a HVAC program. It received a ranking of 83rd in the country in 2010. 7 students graduated with certificate in HVAC from Hibbing Community College-A Technical and Community College in 2010. Students at Hibbing Community College-A Technical and Community College paid $4,845 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Hvac schools in Minnesota, charge students an average tuition of $5,879 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $15,575 per year, or as little as $4,630 per year. The Minnesota HVAC schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Dunwoody College of Technology - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $15,575 per year
  2. Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical - located in Winona, students are charged $5,319 per year
  3. Rochester Community and Technical College - located in Rochester, students are charged $5,159 per year

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

  1. Hennepin Technical College - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $4,630 per year
  2. Hibbing Community College-A Technical and Community College - located in Hibbing, students are charged $4,845 per year
  3. South Central College - located in Mankato, students are charged $4,910 per year

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

A large number of Minnesota HVAC graduates become heating and air conditioning mechanics. Minnesota had 2,030 heating and air conditioning mechanics in 2010. The Minnesota counties with the largest populations of heating and air conditioning mechanics are:

  1. Anoka County - 1,050 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  2. Brown County - 270 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  3. Carlton County - 260 heating and air conditioning mechanics

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of heating and air conditioning mechanics is expected to grow by 12% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,720 heating and air conditioning mechanics working in the Minnesota then.

Salary

On average, a heating and air conditioning mechanic earns a salary of $49,910 per year in Minnesota state. However, Minnesota heating and air conditioning mechanics earned anywhere in the range from as less than $26,920 per year to more than $73,550 per year in 2010. A heating and air conditioning mechanic in the following Minnesota counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Brown County - $53,790 per year
  2. Blue Earth County - $52,700 per year
  3. Anoka County - $52,220 per year

On average, heating and air conditioning mechanics earns the least in the following Minnesota counties:

  1. Big Stone County - $41,020 per year
  2. Becker County - $44,530 per year
  3. Dodge County - $44,950 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in HVAC in Minnesota 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 Minnesota
  • Certificate in Hvac in Minnesota

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,386 miles from location Minneapolis Community and Technical College Minneapolis MN 9.36602 n/a 10,618
6,371 miles from location Century Community and Technical College Saint Paul MN 10.7099 n/a 10,514
6,516 miles from location Minnesota State Community and Technical College Fergus Falls MN 16.8896 n/a 6,732
6,391 miles from location Hennepin Technical College Minneapolis MN 14.4772 n/a 6,395
6,345 miles from location Rochester Community and Technical College Rochester MN 13.4103 n/a 6,269
6,427 miles from location St. Cloud Technical and Community College Saint Cloud MN 16.6565 n/a 4,459
6,509 miles from location Northland Community and Technical College Thief River Falls MN 14.4508 n/a 4,243
6,425 miles from location South Central College Mankato MN 14.452 n/a 4,091
6,497 miles from location Minnesota West Community and Technical College Granite Falls MN 21.2455 n/a 3,211
6,305 miles from location Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical Winona MN 15.3528 n/a 2,529
6,362 miles from location Hibbing Community College-A Technical and Community College Hibbing MN 17.1133 n/a 1,596
6,386 miles from location Dunwoody College of Technology Minneapolis MN 20.7351 30% 1,546
 

Curious what studying HVAC gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers + 2,030 $49,910 -22.5%
 

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