Marietta, GA (population: 68,931) has two HVAC schools within its city limits. Southern Polytechnic State University, the highest ranked school in the city with a HVAC program, has a total student population of 5,183. It is the 3523rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 73rd highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University).
HVAC students from Marietta 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.
Marietta lies in Cobb 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 2 HVAC schools in Marietta, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southern Polytechnic State University comes out as the most expensive ($9,037/yr) for HVAC students, with Chattahoochee Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $8,851/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Marietta|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||13.6 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||19.8 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||43.2 miles|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||72.6 miles|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||80.9 miles|