HVAC in South Carolina

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Schools Offering Hvac Programs in South Carolina


Around 0.3% of South Carolina's graduates graduate from HVAC certificate programs every year. That means an estimated 344 heating and air conditioning mechanics graduate from South Carolina's 14 HVAC schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in South Carolina that has a HVAC program is Centura College. Centura College, which was ranked 81st in the country in 2010, is located in Columbia. In 2010, Centura College graduated 6 students from its HVAC program. Tuition at Centura College was $12,867 per year.

Williamsburg Technical College, which is located in Kingstree, is the second-ranked school in South Carolina that has a HVAC program. It received a ranking of 88th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Williamsburg Technical College graduated 0 students from its HVAC program. Students at Williamsburg Technical College paid $3,264 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in South Carolina that has a HVAC program is Piedmont Technical College. Piedmont Technical College, which was ranked 89th in the country in 2010, is located in Greenwood. In 2010, 24 students graduated from Piedmont Technical College HVAC program. Piedmont Technical College charged in-state students $3,662 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a South Carolina HVAC school, average tuition will be $4,246 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,264 per year to $12,867 per year. The South Carolina HVAC schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Centura College - located in Columbia, students are charged $12,867 per year
  2. Midlands Technical College - located in West Columbia, students are charged $3,728 per year
  3. Aiken Technical College - located in Graniteville, students are charged $3,706 per year

The following South Carolina HVAC schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Williamsburg Technical College - located in Kingstree, students are charged $3,264 per year
  2. Tri-County Technical College - located in Pendleton, students are charged $3,365 per year
  3. Florence-Darlington Technical College - located in Florence, students are charged $3,422 per year

A HVAC certificate from a South Carolina school... what next?

The highest percentage of HVAC graduates in South Carolina pursue careers as a heating and air conditioning mechanic. 3,790 heating and air conditioning mechanics were working in South Carolina in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of South Carolina heating and air conditioning mechanics:

  1. Calhoun County - 810 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  2. Greenville County - 580 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  3. Berkeley County - 510 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 South Carolina will grow to 6,390. This would require a 23% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, heating and air conditioning mechanics earn $36,690 per year. However, South Carolina heating and air conditioning mechanics earned anywhere in the range from as less than $18,000 per year to more than $66,250 per year in 2010. A heating and air conditioning mechanic in the following South Carolina counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Spartanburg County - $40,550 per year
  2. Greenville County - $40,280 per year
  3. Beaufort County - $37,970 per year

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

  1. Chesterfield County - $29,800 per year
  2. Abbeville County - $30,420 per year
  3. Sumter County - $31,990 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,714 miles from location Medix School-Fortis College Columbia SC n/a n/a n/a
5,792 miles from location Greenville Technical College Greenville SC 10.0617 n/a 15,089
5,647 miles from location Trident Technical College Charleston SC 9.83283 n/a 14,834
5,716 miles from location Midlands Technical College West Columbia SC 8.54988 n/a 11,890
5,603 miles from location Horry-Georgetown Technical College Conway SC 10.297 n/a 7,252
5,813 miles from location Tri-County Technical College Pendleton SC 8.36484 n/a 6,758
5,715 miles from location York Technical College Rock Hill SC 9.58954 n/a 6,034
5,770 miles from location Spartanburg Community College Spartanburg SC 9.83487 n/a 5,713
5,774 miles from location Piedmont Technical College Greenwood SC 10.844 n/a 5,566
5,644 miles from location Florence-Darlington Technical College Florence SC 8.88427 n/a 5,242
5,755 miles from location Aiken Technical College Graniteville SC 8.50122 n/a 3,268
5,682 miles from location Technical College of the Lowcountry Beaufort SC 7.69436 n/a 2,565
5,640 miles from location Williamsburg Technical College Kingstree SC 11.6269 n/a 732
5,707 miles from location Centura College Columbia SC 19.1931 n/a 248
 

Curious what studying HVAC gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers + 3,790 $36,690
 

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