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Schools Offering Hvac Programs in Pennsylvania
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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.
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.
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:
- Penn Commercial Business/Technical School - located in Washington, students are charged $20,600 per year
- Triangle Tech Inc-Pittsburgh - located in Pittsburgh, students are charged $14,923 per year
- 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:
- Westmoreland County Community College - located in Youngwood, students are charged $2,700 per year
- Community College of Allegheny County - located in Pittsburgh, students are charged $2,720 per year
- 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:
- Bucks County - 4,470 heating and air conditioning mechanics
- Allegheny County - 2,410 heating and air conditioning mechanics
- Warren County - 850 heating and air conditioning mechanics
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.
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:
- Erie County - $57,360 per year
- Bucks County - $48,420 per year
- Berks County - $47,700 per year
The following counties in Pennsylvania have the lowest average salaries for heating and air conditioning mechanics:
- Cambria County - $30,850 per year
- Blair County - $32,040 per year
- Clarion County - $35,170 per year
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)|
|Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers +||13,190||$43,570||-2.6%|
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