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HVAC Schools in California

There are 37 California schools offering HVAC programs. In 2010, 2,130 students graduated with degrees from California HVAC schools. 1,950 of all these students graduated with certificates and 180 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 1,762 students graduate from HVAC programs in California each year. This accounts for 8% of students who US schools graduate from HVAC programs. Of those, 1,950 students graduated with certificates in HVAC and 180 with an associate's level degree.

37 HVAC schools are in this state. And of these, while 12 schools are private, 25 schools are public. Public HVAC school tuition varies from $624 to $5,035, while tuition at a private HVAC school varies from $13,415 to $17,407.

Average tuition for HVAC programs is $1,250. While the highest tuition for programs in HVAC, which is $17,407 each year, is at Wyotech-Long Beach, the lowest tuition in California, which is $624 every year, is at Cypress College.

Schools in this state offer certificates and associates degrees in HVAC.

HVAC Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

On average, 1,762 students graduate from HVAC programs in California each year. This accounts for 8% of students who US schools graduate from HVAC programs. Of those, 1,950 students graduated with certificates in HVAC and 180 with an associate's level degree.

HVAC Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1161
  • Certificate 2007: 1159
  • Certificate 2008: 1252
  • Certificate 2009: 1374
  • Certificate 2010: 1950
  • Associate 2006: 154
  • Associate 2007: 111
  • Associate 2008: 143
  • Associate 2009: 168
  • Associate 2010: 180

HVAC Program Availability in California

Schools in California offer a total of 60 HVAC programs. Of these programs, close to 58.3% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

HVAC Program Availability in California

  • Certificate: 35
  • Associate: 25

Career Trends

Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanics and Installers — Salary by Percentile

Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanics and Installers — Salary by Percentile

Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanics and Installers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28100
  • 25th Percentile: 36220
  • Median: 49810
  • 75th Percentile: 62410
  • 90th Percentile: 75680

Career Trends

Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanics and Installers — Employment Trend

Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanics and Installers — Employment Trend

Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanics and Installers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44330
  • Median Salary 2007: 45430
  • Median Salary 2008: 45730
  • Median Salary 2009: 48260
  • Median Salary 2010: 49810
  • Total Employed 2006: 17060
  • Total Employed 2007: 16070
  • Total Employed 2008: 14990
  • Total Employed 2009: 15550
  • Total Employed 2010: 15870

California vs National HVAC Employment

California vs National HVAC Employment

  • Employed in California: 7.075% (15870)

HVAC Schools in California

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1. The Charles A. Jones Career and Education Center

5451 Lemon Hill Ave
Sacramento, CA 95824-1529
(916) 433-2600x1010

The Charles A. Jones Career and Education Center offers one program in HVAC and this school, which is 5.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Sacramento, CA. This vocational school is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

2. The Adelante Career Institute

14547 Titus- Suite 100
Van Nuys, CA 91402
(818) 908-9912

The Adelante Career Institute, which is near the center of the city, is in Van Nuys, CA and this school offers one program in HVAC. This school is a for-profit institution. In terms of programs, it is the second biggest institution in the state of California offering HVAC.

3. CET - San Bernardino

1430 Cooley Court
San Bernardino, CA 92408
(408) 287-7924

CET-San Bernardino is 2.6 miles from the heart of downtown and this school offers one program in HVAC. In terms of programs, this school is the fourth largest institution in the state of California offering HVAC.

4. CET - Coachella

49-111 Highway 111- Ste. 5
Coachella, CA 92236
(408) 287-7924

CET-Coachella is located in the suburbs of Coachella, California and it offers one HVAC program. It is one of 242 vocational schools in California.

5. Laney College

900 Fallon St
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 834-5740

Laney College, which is 0.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Oakland, CA. This college offers two HVAC programs. Specifically, it offers students one HVAC certificate and one associate's level degree in HVAC. Overall, 12,471 students seek degrees in 68 Laney College programs.

6. The Institute of Technology Inc

564 W Herndon
Clovis, CA 93612
(559) 297-4500

The Institute of Technology Inc is in the suburbs of Clovis, California and this school offers one program in HVAC. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

7. Wyotech - Long Beach

2161 Technology Place
Long Beach, CA 90810-3800
(562) 624-9530x163

Wyotech-Long Beach is 3.7 miles from the center of the city and it offers one HVAC program.

8. The San Joaquin Valley College - Bakersfield

201 New Stine Rd
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 834-0126

The San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield offers one program in HVAC and it is near the center of the city. This community college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

9. Mayfield College

35-325 Date Palm Dr Ste 101
Cathedral City, CA 92234
(760) 328-5554

Mayfield College is a for-profit institution. This school is located in the suburbs of Cathedral City, California. This school offers students five certificates. 307 students sought degrees from the five programs at this school in 2010. It offers subjects such as business administration and medical billing. This vocational school is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education. This school is one of 242 vocational schools in California.

10. The San Joaquin Valley College - Fresno

295 E Sierra Ave
Fresno, CA 93710-3616
(559) 448-8282

The San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno is near the center of the city and it offers one program in HVAC. Overall, 943 students pursue degrees in 14 San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno programs.

11. Brownson Technical School

1110 Technology Cir Ste D
Anaheim, CA 92805
(714) 774-9443

Brownson Technical School, which is near the center of the city, is located in Anaheim, CA. It offers two programs in HVAC. It offers students two certificates in HVAC. This vocational school is one of 242 vocational schools in California.

12. The San Joaquin Valley College - Rancho Cordova

11050 Olson Dr Ste 100
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
(916) 638-7582

The San Joaquin Valley College-Rancho Cordova is in Rancho Cordova, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one HVAC program. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

13. The Institute for Business and Technology

2400 Walsh Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95051-1303
(408) 727-1060x260

The Institute for Business and Technology, which is near the center of the city, is in Santa Clara, CA and this school offers one program in HVAC. This school is a for-profit institution.

14. Wyotech - Fremont

200 Whitney Place
Fremont, CA 94539
(800) 248-8585

Wyotech-Fremont offers two HVAC programs. Of those, it offers students one certificate in HVAC and one degree at the associate's level in HVAC. It is located in Fremont, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting.

15. Sacramento City College

3835 Freeport Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95822-1386
(916) 558-2111

Sacramento City College offers two programs in HVAC. Specifically, it offers one certificate in HVAC to students and one degree at the associate's level in HVAC. This community college is near the center of the city. This college is a public 2-year institution.

16. Los Angeles Trade Technical College

400 W Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015-4181
(213) 763-7000

Los Angeles Trade Technical College offers two programs in HVAC. More specifically, this school offers students one certificate in HVAC and one associate's level HVAC degree. This technical college is near the center of the city. This technical college is one of 22 technical colleges in California. This technical college is the tenth oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in HVAC.

17. Antelope Valley College

3041 West Ave K
Lancaster, CA 93536-5426
(661) 722-6300

Antelope Valley College is in the suburbs of Lancaster, California. This college offers two programs in HVAC. Specifically, it offers one HVAC certificate to students and one HVAC degree at the associate's level. 14,408 students seek degrees in 111 Antelope Valley College programs, overall. In terms of programs, this big college is the largest institution in the state of California offering HVAC.

18. Fresno City College

1101 E. University Ave
Fresno, CA 93741
(559) 442-4600

Fresno City College offers two programs in HVAC. Specifically, it offers one certificate in HVAC to students and one associate's level degree in HVAC. This college is near the center of the city. Overall, 23,902 students seek degrees in 166 Fresno City College programs. This college is the oldest institution in the state of California offering HVAC programs.

19. City College of San Francisco

50 Phelan Ave
San Francisco, CA 94112-1898
(415) 239-3000

City College of San Francisco offers one program in HVAC and it is 3.8 miles from the center of the city. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California. This college is the ninth largest institution in the state of California offering HVAC in terms of programs.

20. The College of the Desert

43-500 Monterey Ave
Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760) 346-8041

The College of the Desert offers two programs in HVAC. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in HVAC by it and one associate's level degree in HVAC. This college, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Palm Desert, CA. 9,993 students seek degrees in 124 College of the Desert programs, overall. This college is the fifth largest institution in the state of California offering HVAC in terms of programs.

21. CET - Sacramento

6853 65th St
Sacramento, CA 95828
(408) 287-7924

CET-Sacramento is located in the suburbs of Sacramento, California and it offers one program in HVAC. Overall, 252 students seek degrees in six CET-Sacramento programs.

22. The El Camino Community College District

16007 Crenshaw Blvd
Torrance, CA 90506
(310) 532-3670

The El Camino Community College District offers two HVAC programs. Specifically, it offers one HVAC certificate to students and one associate's level degree in HVAC. It is in the suburbs of Torrance, California. Overall, 24,756 students pursue degrees in 157 programs at this college.

23. The College of San Mateo

1700 W Hillsdale Blvd
San Mateo, CA 94402-3784
(650) 574-6161

The College of San Mateo is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1922. This college, which is 2.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is in San Mateo, CA. It offers subjects including computer science and real estate. It offers students 69 certificates and 65 degrees at the associates level. In 2010, 10,288 students sought degrees from the 69 programs at this college. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges accredits this college. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

24. East Los Angeles College

1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, CA 91754-6099
(323) 265-8650

East Los Angeles College, which is 2.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Monterey Park, CA and it offers one program in HVAC. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

25. Riverside City College

4800 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 222-8000x8979

Riverside City College is 1.4 miles from the heart of downtown. This college offers two programs in HVAC. Of those, this community college offers one certificate in HVAC to students and one associate's level HVAC degree. It is one of 98 community colleges in California. This college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of California offering HVAC programs.

26. Merced College

3600 M St
Merced, CA 95348-2898
(209) 384-6000

Merced College is in Merced, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two HVAC programs. Of those, it offers students one HVAC certificate and one degree at the associate's level in HVAC. This college is a public 2-year institution.

27. Citrus College

1000 W Foothill Blvd
Glendora, CA 91741-1899
(626) 963-0323

Citrus College offers two programs in HVAC. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in HVAC by it and one HVAC degree at the associate's level. It is in the suburbs of Glendora, California. This community college is one of 98 community colleges in California. It is the third oldest institution in the state of California offering HVAC programs.

28. Orange Coast College

2701 Fairview Road
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 432-5072

Orange Coast College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Costa Mesa, CA. This college offers two HVAC programs. Specifically, it offers students one certificate in HVAC and one associate's level HVAC degree. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

29. San Diego City College

1313 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101-4787
(619) 388-3400

San Diego City College offers two HVAC programs. More specifically, students are offered one HVAC certificate by it and one associate's level HVAC degree. It is located in the center of San Diego. 18,549 students seek degrees in 145 San Diego City College programs, overall.

30. Long Beach City College

4901 E. Carson St.
Long Beach, CA 90808-1706
(562) 938-4111

Long Beach City College is near the heart of downtown. It offers two HVAC programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in HVAC by this college and one HVAC degree at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution.

31. San Jose City College

2100 Moorpark Ave
San Jose, CA 95128-2798
(408) 298-2181

San Jose City College is near the center of the city. It offers two HVAC programs. Of those, it offers one certificate in HVAC to students and one associate's level HVAC degree. It is a public 2-year institution.

32. Cypress College

9200 Valley View
Cypress, CA 90630-5897
(714) 484-7000

Cypress College offers two programs in HVAC. Specifically, this college offers students one certificate in HVAC and one degree at the associate's level in HVAC. It is located in the suburbs of Cypress, California. This college is a public 2-year institution.

33. Oxnard College

4000 S Rose Ave
Oxnard, CA 93033-6699
(805) 986-5800

Oxnard College is 2.5 miles from the center of the city. It offers two programs in HVAC. Out of those, students are offered one HVAC certificate by it and one associate's level degree in HVAC. This community college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

34. Palomar College

1140 W. Mission
San Marcos, CA 92069-1487
(760) 744-1150

Palomar College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in San Marcos, CA and it offers one program in HVAC. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

35. Imperial Valley College

380 E. Aten Road
Imperial, CA 92251-0158
(760) 352-8320

Imperial Valley College is located in Imperial, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in HVAC. Of those, this big school offers students one certificate in HVAC and one degree at the associate's level in HVAC. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the tenth largest institution in the state of California offering HVAC.

36. Mt. San Antonio College

1100 N Grand Ave
Walnut, CA 91789-1399
(909) 594-5611

Mt. San Antonio College offers two programs in HVAC. Specifically, it offers students one HVAC certificate and one associate's level HVAC degree. This college is located in the suburbs of Walnut, California. 29,064 students seek degrees in 154 Mt. San Antonio College programs, overall.

37. The College of the Sequoias

915 S Mooney Blvd
Visalia, CA 93277-2214
(559) 730-3700

The College of the Sequoias, which is 1.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in Visalia, CA. It offers two programs in HVAC. Of those, students are offered one certificate in HVAC by this community college and one associate's level degree in HVAC. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the sixth biggest institution in the state of California offering HVAC in terms of programs.

38. San Bernardino Valley College

701 South Mount Vernon Avenue
San Bernardino, CA 92410-2798
(909) 384-4400

San Bernardino Valley College is near the center of the city. It offers two HVAC programs. Of those, this community college offers students one certificate in HVAC and one HVAC degree at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution.

39. San Joaquin Delta College

5151 Pacific Ave
Stockton, CA 95207
(209) 954-5151

San Joaquin Delta College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Stockton, CA. This college offers two programs in HVAC. Of those, it offers one certificate in HVAC to students and one associate's level degree in HVAC. It is a public 2-year institution.

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