HVAC in Missouri

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Schools Offering Hvac Programs in Missouri


Around 0.3% of Missouri's graduates graduate from HVAC certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 466 heating and air conditioning mechanics graduate from Missouri's 23 HVAC schools.

Top Schools

Nichols Career Center, which was ranked 53rd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Missouri that has a HVAC program. It is located in Jefferson City. In 2010, no students graduated from Nichols Career Center's HVAC program.

Poplar Bluff School District Practical Nurse Program, which was ranked 58th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Missouri that has a HVAC program. It is located in Poplar Bluff. In 2010, Poplar Bluff School District Practical Nurse Program graduated 4 students from its HVAC program.

Midwest Institute, which is located in Saint Louis, is the third-ranked school in Missouri that has a HVAC program. It received a ranking of 61st in the country in 2010. In 2010, Midwest Institute graduated 31 students from its HVAC programs. Tuition at Midwest Institute was $0 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Missouri HVAC school, average tuition will be $4,666 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,704 per year to $13,700 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Missouri HVAC schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Pinnacle Career Institute - located in Kansas City, students are charged $13,700 per year
  2. Ranken Technical College - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $13,100 per year
  3. Vatterott College-St Charles Campus - located in Saint Charles, students are charged $12,010 per year

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

  1. East Central College - located in Union, students are charged $1,704 per year
  2. Jefferson College - located in Hillsboro, students are charged $2,040 per year
  3. Ozarks Technical Community College - located in Springfield, students are charged $2,352 per year

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

The highest percentage of HVAC graduates in Missouri pursue careers as a heating and air conditioning mechanic. If you decide to work as a heating and air conditioning mechanic in Missouri, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 4,100 Missouri heating and air conditioning mechanics as of 2010. The Missouri counties with the largest populations of heating and air conditioning mechanics are:

  1. Bond County - 1,800 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  2. Franklin County - 1,380 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  3. Audrain County - 350 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 Missouri will grow to 5,390. This would require a 10% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, a heating and air conditioning mechanic earns a salary of $41,080 per year in Missouri state. However, Missouri heating and air conditioning mechanics earned anywhere in the range from as less than $17,600 per year to more than $60,880 per year in 2010. The counties in Missouri with the highest average salary for a heating and air conditioning mechanic are:

  1. Bond County - $47,640 per year
  2. Franklin County - $46,320 per year
  3. Boone County - $45,040 per year

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

  1. Adair County - $25,480 per year
  2. Butler County - $30,440 per year
  3. Audrain County - $31,600 per year

More Information

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

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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 4,100 $41,080 -33.1%
 

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