HVAC in Oregon

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Schools Offering Hvac Programs in Oregon


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Oregon students graduate with certificates in HVAC. Thus, Oregon's 2 HVAC schools put out approximately 66 heating and air conditioning mechanics each year.

Top Schools

Portland Community College, which is located in Portland, is the top-ranked school in Oregon that has a HVAC program. It received a ranking of 86th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 57 students graduated from Portland Community College's HVAC program. Tuition at Portland Community College was $3,016 per year.

The second-ranked school in Oregon with a HVAC program is Linn-Benton Community College, which is located in Albany. In 2010, it was ranked 90th nationwide. In 2010, Linn-Benton Community College graduated 3 students from its HVAC program. The tuition rate at Linn-Benton Community College was $3,234 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Oregon HVAC school, average tuition will be $3,125 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,016 per year to $3,234 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Oregon HVAC schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Linn-Benton Community College - located in Albany, students are charged $3,234 per year
  2. Portland Community College - located in Portland, students are charged $3,016 per year

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

  1. Portland Community College - located in Portland, students are charged $3,016 per year
  2. Linn-Benton Community College - located in Albany, students are charged $3,234 per year

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

Most people who graduate from HVAC school in Oregon go on to work as a heating and air conditioning mechanic. In 2010, there were 2,360 heating and air conditioning mechanics working in Oregon. The largest populations of Oregon heating and air conditioning mechanics are working in the following counties:

  1. Clackamas County - 1,650 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  2. Marion County - 210 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  3. Lane County - 160 heating and air conditioning mechanics

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of heating and air conditioning mechanics in Oregon will grow by 3%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 2,870 heating and air conditioning mechanics working in Oregon.

Salary

On average, a heating and air conditioning mechanic earns a salary of $47,930 per year in Oregon state. However, this number is only an average. heating and air conditioning mechanics in Oregon had varying salaries from $18,450 to $74,960 per year in 2010. The following counties in Oregon have the highest average salaries for heating and air conditioning mechanics:

  1. Clackamas County - $51,330 per year
  2. Lane County - $43,910 per year
  3. Marion County - $42,130 per year

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

  1. Clatsop County - $34,820 per year
  2. Benton County - $36,350 per year
  3. Douglas County - $38,980 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,767 miles from location Portland Community College Portland OR 13.6889 n/a 30,161
7,808 miles from location Linn-Benton Community College Albany OR 9.74119 n/a 6,512
 

Curious what studying HVAC gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers + 2,360 $47,930 1.7%
 

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