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Heating, Ventilation, Air & Cooling Schools in California

1,931 HVACR students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Heating, Ventilation, Air & Cooling is the 68th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Heating, Ventilation, Air & Cooling Majors in California

HVACR majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1,430
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1,430
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 455
Associate’s Degree 46

Gender Distribution

In California, a HVACR major is more popular with men than with women.

Heating, Ventilation, Air & Cooling Majors in CA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of HVACR majors in California is as follows:

  • Asian: 5.6%
  • Black or African American: 7.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 52.9%
  • White: 18.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 15.4%
Heating, Ventilation, Air & Cooling Majors in CA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Heating, Ventilation, Air & Cooling Grads in California

There are 27,720 people in the state and 324,310 people in the nation working in HVACR jobs.

Heating, Ventilation, Air & Cooling Jobs Nationwide vs. CA

Wages for Heating, Ventilation, Air & Cooling Jobs in California

A typical salary for a HVACR grad in the state is $58,130, compared to a typical salary of $50,160 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 37 colleges in California that offer HVACR degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

235 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,275 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Graduates earn an average $24,700 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 78% get financial aid.

107 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,133 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. In their early career, Fresno Institute of Technology grads earn an average salary of $20,400. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 49% are considered full time.

#3

Summit College

Colton
105 Degrees in Major Awarded
306 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 29 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,500 a year. An average student at Summit College will pay a net price of $22,990.

104 Degrees in Major Awarded
647 Total Students

An average student at United Education Institute-Chula Vista will pay a net price of $27,410. The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1. 92% of students get financical aid.

88 Degrees in Major Awarded
539 Total Students

An average student at Institute for Business and Technology will pay a net price of $26,051. 51% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $26,800 after graduation.

87 Degrees in Major Awarded
598 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $24,948. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1.

#6

UEI College-Bakersfield

Bakersfield
87 Degrees in Major Awarded
904 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 30 to 1. 98% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $28,224.

85 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,000 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $20,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1.

#9

Mayfield College

Cathedral City
80 Degrees in Major Awarded
448 Total Students

An average student at Mayfield College will pay a net price of $24,763. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $17,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

72 Degrees in Major Awarded
405 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1. 93% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $26,501.

72 Degrees in Major Awarded
65 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Heating, Ventilation, Air & Cooling Careers in CA

Some of the careers HVACR majors go into include:

Job Title CA Job Growth CA Median Salary
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 20% $55,140

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to HVACR.

Major Annual Graduates in CA
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 7,681
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 1,303
Heavy Equipment Maintenance 208
Precision Systems Maintenance 52

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