Alpharetta, GA (population: 51,285) has twenty-six HVAC schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Medix School, the highest ranked school in this group with a HVAC program, has a total student population of 429. It is the 2336th highest ranked school in the USA and the 42nd highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University).
HVAC students from Alpharetta schools who go on to become hvac specialists, plumbers, hvac sheet metal installers, air conditioning technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Mechanical engineering technicians make on average $50,700 per year and there are about 43,580 of them employed in the US today.
Alpharetta lies in Fulton county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area has 2,290,890 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0% unemployment rate, $22/hr average worker wage, and a $45,520 average annual salary.
Of the 26 HVAC schools with a 100-mile radius of Alpharetta, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, DeVry University-Georgia comes out as the most expensive ($25,551/yr) for HVAC students, with Gadsden State Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,833/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Alpharetta|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||14.9 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||30.0 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||54.2 miles|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||63.4 miles|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||76.2 miles|