HVAC in Pennsylvania

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Schools Offering Hvac Programs in Pennsylvania


Each year, approximately 0.3% of Pennsylvania graduates receive certificates in HVAC. Thus, Pennsylvania's 29 HVAC schools put out approximately 1,012 heating and air conditioning mechanics each year.

Top Schools

Pennco Tech, which was ranked 62nd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a HVAC program. It is located in Bristol. 164 students graduated with a certificate in HVAC from Pennco Tech in 2010.

The second-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a HVAC program is Penn Commercial Business/Technical School. Penn Commercial Business/Technical School, which was ranked 63rd in the country in 2010, is located in Washington. In 2010, 21 students graduated from Penn Commercial Business/Technical School HVAC program. Students at Penn Commercial Business/Technical School paid $20,600 per year in tuition fees.

Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology, which was ranked 63rd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a HVAC program. It is located in Bellefonte. In 2010, 13 students graduated from Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology HVAC program. The tuition rate at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology was $0 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Pennsylvania's HVAC schools ranges from $20,600 per year to $2,700 per year. But, the average tuition is $4,817 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Pennsylvania HVAC schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Penn Commercial Business/Technical School - located in Washington, students are charged $20,600 per year
  2. Triangle Tech Inc-Pittsburgh - located in Pittsburgh, students are charged $14,923 per year
  3. Triangle Tech Inc-Greensburg - located in Greensburg, students are charged $14,866 per year

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

  1. Westmoreland County Community College - located in Youngwood, students are charged $2,700 per year
  2. Community College of Allegheny County - located in Pittsburgh, students are charged $2,720 per year
  3. Luzerne County Community College - located in Nanticoke, students are charged $3,090 per year

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

A large number of Pennsylvania HVAC graduates become heating and air conditioning mechanics. Pennsylvania had 13,190 heating and air conditioning mechanics in 2010. In Pennsylvania, the largest numbers of heating and air conditioning mechanics work in the following counties:

  1. Bucks County - 4,470 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  2. Allegheny County - 2,410 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  3. Warren County - 850 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 Pennsylvania will grow to 14,850. This would require a 2% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, a heating and air conditioning mechanic earns a salary of $43,570 per year in Pennsylvania state. However, Pennsylvania heating and air conditioning mechanics earned anywhere in the range from as less than $18,580 per year to more than $72,790 per year in 2010. A heating and air conditioning mechanic in the following Pennsylvania counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Erie County - $57,360 per year
  2. Bucks County - $48,420 per year
  3. Berks County - $47,700 per year

The following counties in Pennsylvania have the lowest average salaries for heating and air conditioning mechanics:

  1. Cambria County - $30,850 per year
  2. Blair County - $32,040 per year
  3. Clarion County - $35,170 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,637 miles from location Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center Johnstown PA n/a n/a n/a
5,645 miles from location Somerset County Technology Center Somerset PA n/a n/a n/a
5,687 miles from location Forbes Road Career and Technology Center Monroeville PA n/a n/a n/a
5,535 miles from location Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg Harrisburg PA 13.2135 n/a 22,529
5,701 miles from location Community College of Allegheny County Pittsburgh PA 12.0174 n/a 20,520
5,454 miles from location Delaware County Community College Media PA 10.4971 n/a 12,237
5,459 miles from location Northampton County Area Community College Bethlehem PA 16.3564 n/a 11,196
5,473 miles from location Lehigh Carbon Community College Schnecksville PA 12.2036 n/a 8,127
5,499 miles from location Luzerne County Community College Nanticoke PA 12.9331 n/a 7,130
5,675 miles from location Westmoreland County Community College Youngwood PA 11.809 n/a 7,089
5,552 miles from location Pennsylvania College of Technology Williamsport PA 24.1746 n/a 6,409
5,486 miles from location Reading Area Community College Reading PA 8.8125 n/a 5,425
5,698 miles from location Butler County Community College Butler PA 10.7461 n/a 4,278
5,521 miles from location YTI Career Institute York PA 17.4112 n/a 1,882
5,720 miles from location Tri-State Business Institute Erie PA 19.98 n/a 1,603
5,502 miles from location Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Lancaster PA 31.6648 70% 887
5,730 miles from location New Castle School of Trades Pulaski PA 32.2152 67% 802
5,452 miles from location CHI Institute-Broomall Broomall PA 22.1044 n/a 783
5,436 miles from location Orleans Technical Institute Philadelphia PA 32.0344 70% 665
5,428 miles from location Pennco Tech Bristol PA 38.0544 100% 660
5,494 miles from location Fortis Institute Kingston PA 32.703 100% 581
5,710 miles from location Penn Commercial Business/Technical School Washington PA 37.4844 100% 506
5,500 miles from location Lancaster County Career and Technology Center Willow Street PA 29.0259 n/a 483
5,700 miles from location Triangle Tech Inc-Pittsburgh Pittsburgh PA 26.8146 n/a 275
5,674 miles from location Triangle Tech Inc-Greensburg Greensburg PA 33.0488 n/a 262
5,616 miles from location Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center Altoona PA 34.4578 n/a 241
5,447 miles from location All-State Career School Essington PA 30.6119 n/a 202
5,586 miles from location Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology Bellefonte PA 36.1536 n/a 164
5,700 miles from location Dean Institute of Technology Pittsburgh PA 35.9453 n/a 147
 

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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 + 13,190 $43,570 -2.6%
 

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