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Career Information for HVAC Mechanics And Installers in California

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Fast Facts for Hvac Mechanics in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Hanford, Riverside and Fresno
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Francisco, San Jose and Santa Cruz
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Riverside, Santa Ana and San Diego

Salaries for Hvac Mechanics in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Yuba City, San Jose and Oakland

Schools for Hvac Mechanics in California are listed below.

Selected Hvac Mechanics Schools in California

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Intercoast Colleges
Anaheim, Fairfield, Rancho Cordova, Riverside, West Covina

Get your career started with Intercoast Colleges.

  • Programs: HVAC Technician
  • Degrees: Certificate
Penn Foster

Advance your career with our affordable, self-paced, career-focused distance education programs.

  • Programs: HVACR Technician
  • Degrees: Diploma
San Joaquin Valley College
Bakersfield, Hesperia, Lancaster, Ontario, Visalia

San Joaquin Valley College - A Private Junior College.

  • Programs: Degree - Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Certificate - Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
  • Degrees: Associate, Certificate
Mayfield College
Cathedral City

Give your career a boost with an education from Mayfield College.

  • Programs: HVAC/R
  • Degrees: Certificate
Institute of Technology
Clovis, Modesto

You can get started on a new career with Institute of Technology.

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  • Programs: Heating, Ventilation, and AC
  • Degrees: Certificate
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More California Hvac Mechanics Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Antelope Valley College Lancaster Associate 13,312
Bakersfield College Bakersfield Associate 17,405
Chabot College Hayward Associate 13,229
Citrus College Glendora Associate 11,467
City College of San Francisco San Francisco Associate 46,411
College of San Mateo San Mateo Associate 10,516
College of the Desert Palm Desert Associate 8,597
College of the Sequoias Visalia Associate 11,697
Cypress College Cypress Associate 13,592
East Los Angeles College Monterey Park Associate 28,889
El Camino College Torrance Associate 24,895
Fresno City College Fresno Associate 21,624
Imperial Valley College Imperial Associate 8,682
Laney College Oakland Associate 11,745
Long Beach City College Long Beach Associate 25,536
Los Angeles Trade Technical College Los Angeles Associate 13,194
Merced College Merced Associate 10,890
Mt San Antonio College Walnut Associate 29,842
Orange Coast College Costa Mesa Associate 24,424
Oxnard College Oxnard Associate 6,803
Palomar College San Marcos Associate 27,222
Riverside Community College Riverside Associate 30,961
Sacramento City College Sacramento Associate 24,596
San Bernardino Valley College San Bernardino Associate 12,839
San Diego City College San Diego Associate 17,013
San Joaquin Delta College Stockton Associate 18,668
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield Bakersfield Associate 602
San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno Fresno Associate 675
San Joaquin Valley College-Rancho Cordova Rancho Cordova Associate 619
San Jose City College San Jose Associate 9,805

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Hvac Mechanics

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Hvac Mechanics

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Hvac Mechanics relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Bakersfield 480 $50730 0.82
Fresno 630 $41690 0.93
Hanford 50 $48940 0.61
Corcoran 50 $48940 0.61
Chico 80 $45580 0.53
El Centro 80 $51740 0.71
Oxnard 530 $45270 0.89
Thousand Oaks 530 $45270 0.89
Ventura 530 $45270 0.89
Redding 120 $47990 1.06
Riverside 2630 $47190 1.01
San Bernardino 2630 $47190 1.01
Ontario 2630 $47190 1.01
Sacramento 1700 $48240 0.98
Roseville 1700 $48240 0.98
Arden 1700 $48240 0.98
Arcade 1700 $48240 0.98
Salinas 140 $63780 0.45
Los Angeles 7600 $50960 0.68
Long Beach 7600 $50960 0.68
Anaheim 7600 $50960 0.68
Madera 80 $42770 1.06
Merced 90 $49150 0.73
Modesto 280 $38280 0.84
San Diego 1830 $54630 0.68
Carlsbad 1830 $54630 0.68
Santa Cruz 0 $48400 0
Watsonville 0 $48400 0
Santa Maria 0 $47520 0
Santa Barbara 0 $47520 0
Santa Rosa 210 $59990 0.57
Stockton 400 $42980 0.92
Lodi 400 $42980 0.92
San Francisco 2020 $57780 0.46
Oakland 2020 $57780 0.46
Hayward 2020 $57780 0.46
San Jose 790 $75570 0.39
Sunnyvale 790 $75570 0.39
Santa Clara 790 $75570 0.39
Vallejo 200 $36750 0.81
Fairfield 200 $36750 0.81
Visalia 150 $52730 0.53
Porterville 150 $52730 0.53
Yuba City 70 $49030 0.94
San Luis Obispo 220 $29250 0.98
Paso Robles 220 $29250 0.98
Arroyo Grande 220 $29250 0.98
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