HVAC in Ohio

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Schools Offering Hvac Programs in Ohio


Approximately 0.4% of graduates in of Ohio receive HVAC certificates every year. That means an estimated 1,290 heating and air conditioning mechanics graduate from Ohio's 40 HVAC schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Ohio with a HVAC program is Ohio Hi Point Joint Vocational School District, which is located in Bellefontaine. In 2010, it was ranked 61st nationwide. 13 students graduated with a certificate in HVAC from Ohio Hi Point Joint Vocational School District in 2010.

Butler Tech-D Russel Lee Career Center, which was ranked 61st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Ohio that has a HVAC program. It is located in Hamilton. 46 students graduated with certificate in HVAC from Butler Tech-D Russel Lee Career Center in 2010.

The third-ranked school in Ohio that has a HVAC program is Auburn Career Center. Auburn Career Center, which was ranked 62nd in the country in 2010, is located in Painesville. In 2010, 16 students graduated from Auburn Career Center HVAC program. Tuition at Auburn Career Center was $0 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Ohio's HVAC schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $2,492 per year, though tuition can range from $13,430 per year to $1,735 per year. In 2010, the HVAC schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Ohio were:

  1. University of Northwestern Ohio - located in Lima, students are charged $13,430 per year
  2. Fortis College - located in Cuyahoga Falls, students are charged $12,238 per year
  3. Fortis College - located in Dayton, students are charged $10,782 per year

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

  1. Sinclair Community College - located in Dayton, students are charged $1,735 per year
  2. Columbus State Community College - located in Columbus, students are charged $2,958 per year
  3. North Central State College - located in Mansfield, students are charged $3,114 per year

A HVAC certificate from an Ohio school... what next?

The highest percentage of HVAC graduates in Ohio pursue careers as a heating and air conditioning mechanic. If you decide to work as a heating and air conditioning mechanic in Ohio, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 8,820 Ohio heating and air conditioning mechanics as of 2010. The largest populations of Ohio heating and air conditioning mechanics are working in the following counties:

  1. Cuyahoga County - 2,020 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  2. Dearborn County - 1,940 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  3. Delaware County - 1,420 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 24% by 2018. There are projected to be 14,170 heating and air conditioning mechanics working in the Ohio then.

Salary

A heating and air conditioning mechanic in Ohio makes an average of $48,120 per year. But, salaries for heating and air conditioning mechanics can vary. In 2010, heating and air conditioning mechanics made as little as less than $17,490 per year or as much as more than $119,280 per year in Ohio. The following counties in Ohio have the highest average salaries for heating and air conditioning mechanics:

  1. Cuyahoga County - $63,820 per year
  2. Carroll County - $47,570 per year
  3. Richland County - $47,290 per year

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

  1. Jefferson County - $32,950 per year
  2. Coshocton County - $33,530 per year
  3. Erie County - $35,930 per year

More Information

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

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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 8,820 $48,120 14.2%
 

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