HVAC in New Jersey

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Schools Offering Hvac Programs in New Jersey


Approximately 0.4% of graduates in of New Jersey receive HVAC certificates every year. In other words, every year an estimated 806 heating and air conditioning mechanics graduate from New Jersey's 10 HVAC schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Jersey with a HVAC program is Ocean County Vocational-Technical School, which is located in Toms River. In 2010, it was ranked 64th nationwide. In 2010, 8 students graduated from Ocean County Vocational-Technical School's HVAC program.

Adult & Continuing Education-BCTS, which was ranked 66th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in New Jersey that has a HVAC program. It is located in Hackensack. In 2010, Adult & Continuing Education-BCTS graduated 8 students from its HVAC program.

The third-ranked school in New Jersey that has a HVAC program is Pennco Tech. Pennco Tech, which was ranked 67th in the country in 2010, is located in Blackwood. In 2010, Pennco Tech graduated 160 students from its HVAC programs. Students at Pennco Tech paid $0 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of New Jersey's HVAC schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $689 per year, though tuition can range from $3,840 per year to $3,048 per year. In 2010, the following New Jersey HVAC schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Raritan Valley Community College - located in Somerville, students are charged $3,840 per year
  2. Mercer County Community College - located in Princeton Junction, students are charged $3,048 per year

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

  1. Mercer County Community College - located in Princeton Junction, students are charged $3,048 per year
  2. Raritan Valley Community College - located in Somerville, students are charged $3,840 per year

A HVAC certificate from a New Jersey school... what next?

Most people who graduate from HVAC school in New Jersey go on to work as a heating and air conditioning mechanic. 8,460 heating and air conditioning mechanics were working in New Jersey in 2010. The New Jersey counties with the largest populations of heating and air conditioning mechanics are:

  1. Middlesex County - 2,640 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  2. Essex County - 2,060 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  3. Burlington County - 1,390 heating and air conditioning mechanics

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 12,200 heating and air conditioning mechanics will be working in New Jersey state. This would require the number of heating and air conditioning mechanics to grow by 15%.

Salary

A heating and air conditioning mechanic in New Jersey earns $53,900 per year on average. In 2010, however, some New Jersey heating and air conditioning mechanics earned as little as less than $23,750 per year or as much as more than $85,700 per year. The following counties in New Jersey have the highest average salaries for heating and air conditioning mechanics:

  1. Burlington County - $57,120 per year
  2. Essex County - $56,520 per year
  3. Middlesex County - $52,770 per year

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

  1. Cumberland County - $44,060 per year
  2. Cape May County - $44,230 per year
  3. Atlantic County - $45,220 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,408 miles from location Union County Vocational Technical School Scotch Plains NJ n/a n/a n/a
5,417 miles from location Morris County Vocational School District Denville NJ 0.43489 n/a n/a
5,419 miles from location Mercer County Community College Princeton Junction NJ 10.9855 n/a 9,621
5,425 miles from location Raritan Valley Community College Somerville NJ 12.4215 n/a 7,888
5,405 miles from location Lincoln Technical Institute Union NJ 26.3319 100% 1,823
5,403 miles from location Lincoln Technical Institute Mahwah NJ 21.3445 n/a 917
5,435 miles from location Pennco Tech Blackwood NJ 32.5866 100% 826
5,399 miles from location Hohokus School-RETS Nutley Nutley NJ 27.5783 n/a 570
0 miles from location Ocean County Vocational-Technical School Toms River NJ 36.1029 n/a 434
5,395 miles from location Adult & Continuing Education-BCTS Hackensack NJ 34.1918 n/a 42
 

Curious what studying HVAC gets you?

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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 + 8,460 $53,900 16.5%
 

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