HVAC in Mississippi

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Schools Offering Hvac Programs in Mississippi


Around 0.3% of Mississippi's graduates graduate from HVAC certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 219 heating and air conditioning mechanics graduate from Mississippi's 13 HVAC schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Mississippi that has a HVAC program is Pearl River Community College. Pearl River Community College, which was ranked 69th in the country in 2010, is located in Poplarville. 6 students graduated with a certificate in HVAC from Pearl River Community College in 2010. The tuition rate at Pearl River Community College was $2,180 per year.

Delta Technical College, which is located in Horn Lake, is the second-ranked school in Mississippi that has a HVAC program. It received a ranking of 72nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 102 students graduated from Delta Technical College HVAC program.

East Central Community College, which was ranked 72nd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Mississippi that has a HVAC program. It is located in Decatur. In 2010, East Central Community College graduated 6 students from its HVAC programs. Tuition at East Central Community College was $1,980 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Mississippi's HVAC schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $1,951 per year, though tuition can range from $2,712 per year to $1,680 per year. The Mississippi HVAC schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College - located in Perkinston, students are charged $2,712 per year
  2. Jones County Junior College - located in Ellisville, students are charged $2,320 per year
  3. Mississippi Delta Community College - located in Moorhead, students are charged $2,220 per year

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

  1. Itawamba Community College - located in Fulton, students are charged $1,680 per year
  2. Holmes Community College - located in Goodman, students are charged $1,938 per year
  3. Northwest Mississippi Community College - located in Senatobia, students are charged $1,950 per year

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

Most people who graduate from HVAC school in Mississippi go on to work as a heating and air conditioning mechanic. Mississippi had 1,540 heating and air conditioning mechanics in 2010. The Mississippi counties with the largest populations of heating and air conditioning mechanics are:

  1. Alcorn County - 330 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  2. Hancock County - 210 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  3. George County - 190 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 Mississippi will grow to 3,030. This would require a 24% growth in the profession.

Salary

A heating and air conditioning mechanic in Mississippi earns $33,530 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Mississippi heating and air conditioning mechanics earned as little as less than $15,910 per year or as much as more than $53,480 per year. The following counties in Mississippi have the highest average salaries for heating and air conditioning mechanics:

  1. Copiah County - $36,750 per year
  2. Hancock County - $36,460 per year
  3. George County - $35,280 per year

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

  1. Adams County - $29,010 per year
  2. Alcorn County - $32,100 per year
  3. Forrest County - $32,560 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,249 miles from location Hinds Community College Raymond MS 19.3052 n/a 11,752
6,174 miles from location Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Perkinston MS 18.5666 n/a 10,064
6,223 miles from location Northwest Mississippi Community College Senatobia MS 17.4796 n/a 8,211
6,134 miles from location Itawamba Community College Fulton MS 18.9111 n/a 7,596
6,220 miles from location Holmes Community College Goodman MS 18.8771 n/a 6,466
6,198 miles from location Pearl River Community College Poplarville MS 31.0652 94% 5,519
6,178 miles from location Jones County Junior College Ellisville MS 17.033 n/a 5,250
6,248 miles from location Copiah-Lincoln Community College Wesson MS 19.2783 n/a 3,740
6,143 miles from location Northeast Mississippi Community College Booneville MS 17.6045 n/a 3,633
6,254 miles from location Mississippi Delta Community College Moorhead MS 17.0619 n/a 3,302
6,173 miles from location East Central Community College Decatur MS 20.4454 n/a 2,639
6,251 miles from location Southwest Mississippi Community College Summit MS 17.3155 n/a 2,119
6,225 miles from location Delta Technical College Horn Lake MS 27.9087 n/a 606
 

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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 + 1,540 $33,530 -22.2%
 

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