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Schools Offering Hvac Programs in Texas


Around 0.6% of Texas's graduates graduate from HVAC certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 3,352 heating and air conditioning mechanics graduate from Texas' 54 HVAC schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Texas with a HVAC program is Western Technical College, which is located in El Paso. In 2010, it was ranked 65th nationwide. In 2010, Western Technical College graduated 99 students from its HVAC program.

ATI Technical Training Center, which was ranked 70th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Texas that has a HVAC program. It is located in Dallas. In 2010, 258 students graduated from ATI Technical Training Center HVAC program.

The third-ranked school in Texas with a HVAC program is ATI Career Training Center-North Richland Hills, which is located in North Richland Hills. In 2010, it was ranked 74th nationwide. 204 students graduated with certificate in HVAC from ATI Career Training Center-North Richland Hills in 2010. ATI Career Training Center-North Richland Hills charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Texas' HVAC schools ranges from $19,341 per year to $1,086 per year. But, the average tuition is $1,829 per year. The Texas HVAC schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Lincoln College of Technology - located in Grand Prairie, students are charged $19,341 per year
  2. Texas State Technical College Harlingen - located in Harlingen, students are charged $5,205 per year
  3. The University of Texas at Brownsville - located in Brownsville, students are charged $5,109 per year

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

  1. Lee College - located in Baytown, students are charged $1,086 per year
  2. Grayson County College - located in Denison, students are charged $1,128 per year
  3. Paris Junior College - located in Paris, students are charged $1,164 per year

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

Most people who graduate from HVAC school in Texas go on to work as a heating and air conditioning mechanic. Texas had 18,920 heating and air conditioning mechanics in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Texas heating and air conditioning mechanics:

  1. Austin County - 4,750 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  2. Atascosa County - 2,580 heating and air conditioning mechanics
  3. Collin County - 2,530 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 30% by 2018. There are projected to be 32,790 heating and air conditioning mechanics working in the Texas then.

Salary

On average, a heating and air conditioning mechanic earns a salary of $39,570 per year in Texas state. In 2010, however, some Texas heating and air conditioning mechanics earned as little as less than $15,990 per year or as much as more than $68,950 per year. A heating and air conditioning mechanic in the following Texas counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Collin County - $44,340 per year
  2. Austin County - $43,600 per year
  3. El Paso County - $43,340 per year

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

  1. Brewster County - $25,030 per year
  2. Cameron County - $26,020 per year
  3. Webb County - $26,720 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,736 miles from location South Texas Vocational Technical Institute San Antonio TX n/a n/a n/a
6,548 miles from location Houston Community College Houston TX 16.1985 n/a 54,942
6,553 miles from location Lone Star College System Spring TX 14.626 n/a 46,504
6,651 miles from location Tarrant County College District Fort Worth TX 13.2456 n/a 44,355
6,685 miles from location Austin Community College District Austin TX 12.3025 n/a 40,248
7,184 miles from location El Paso Community College El Paso TX 12.5365 n/a 28,168
6,532 miles from location San Jacinto Community College Pasadena TX 12.8421 n/a 27,011
6,737 miles from location South Texas College Mcallen TX 12.2411 n/a 26,338
6,684 miles from location Central Texas College Killeen TX 16.1488 n/a 24,133
6,691 miles from location The University of Texas at Brownsville Brownsville TX 15.9461 n/a 17,151
6,678 miles from location Del Mar College Corpus Christi TX 11.9255 n/a 12,069
6,612 miles from location Eastfield College Mesquite TX 8.70719 n/a 11,944
6,629 miles from location North Lake College Irving TX 8.42751 n/a 11,644
6,533 miles from location Tyler Junior College Tyler TX 13.9338 n/a 11,045
6,734 miles from location St. Philip's College San Antonio TX 8.72207 n/a 11,008
6,936 miles from location South Plains College Levelland TX 9.63264 n/a 10,011
6,808 miles from location Laredo Community College Laredo TX 16.3512 n/a 9,361
6,568 miles from location Trinity Valley Community College Athens TX 17.4138 n/a 7,012
6,642 miles from location Texas State Technical College Waco Waco TX 16.0745 n/a 6,816
6,524 miles from location Lee College Baytown TX 12.8813 n/a 6,658
6,592 miles from location Wharton County Junior College Wharton TX 16.0959 n/a 6,622
6,509 miles from location Kilgore College Kilgore TX 15.7866 n/a 6,375
6,933 miles from location Midland College Midland TX 17.4861 n/a 6,227
6,701 miles from location Texas State Technical College Harlingen Harlingen TX 16.937 n/a 5,988
6,619 miles from location Cedar Valley College Lancaster TX 9.01299 n/a 5,886
6,812 miles from location Southwest Texas Junior College Uvalde TX 14.1379 n/a 5,767
6,543 miles from location Paris Junior College Paris TX 13.1909 n/a 5,580
6,460 miles from location Texarkana College Texarkana TX 13.8651 n/a 5,018
6,606 miles from location Grayson County College Denison TX 16.3434 n/a 4,856
6,640 miles from location Hill College Hillsboro TX 12.9093 n/a 4,294
6,935 miles from location Cisco College Cisco TX 12.0718 n/a 4,260
6,697 miles from location Coastal Bend College Beeville TX 12.7344 n/a 4,196
6,552 miles from location Brazosport College Lake Jackson TX 13.0717 n/a 3,908
6,757 miles from location Vernon College Vernon TX 16.5378 n/a 3,163
6,469 miles from location Lamar Institute of Technology Beaumont TX 11.9688 n/a 3,154
6,508 miles from location Northeast Texas Community College Mount Pleasant TX 16.0092 n/a 2,920
6,646 miles from location ATI Career Training Center-North Richland Hills North Richland Hills TX 26.4697 91% 2,225
6,465 miles from location Lamar State College-Port Arthur Port Arthur TX 8.75269 n/a 2,208
6,635 miles from location Lincoln College of Technology Grand Prairie TX 18.6205 n/a 2,018
6,682 miles from location Everest Institute-Austin Austin TX 16.3381 n/a 1,489
6,841 miles from location Clarendon College Clarendon TX 16.9601 n/a 1,427
6,739 miles from location Everest Institute-San Antonio San Antonio TX 23.4409 100% 1,374
6,558 miles from location Everest Institute-Bissonnet Houston TX 23.7427 100% 1,331
6,864 miles from location Frank Phillips College Borger TX 15.4746 n/a 1,239
6,622 miles from location ATI Technical Training Center Dallas TX 30.4913 n/a 1,005
7,182 miles from location Western Technical College El Paso TX 35.1685 100% 958
6,680 miles from location South Texas Vocational Technical Institute Corpus Christi TX n/a n/a 838
6,719 miles from location South Texas Vo-Tech Institute Weslaco TX 26.4005 100% 818
6,690 miles from location Kaplan College-Brownsville Brownsville TX 23.8838 n/a 628
6,646 miles from location ATI Career Training Center-Waco Waco TX n/a n/a 483
6,624 miles from location Vatterott Education Center Dallas TX 4.45936 n/a 303
6,612 miles from location ATI Career Training Center-Garland Garland TX 24.0617 n/a 284
6,687 miles from location Capitol City Trade and Technical School Austin TX 23.7707 n/a 215
6,539 miles from location ATI Career Training Center-Houston Houston TX n/a n/a 106
 

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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 + 18,920 $39,570 -8.1%
 

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