Oregon City, OR has eight HVAC schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. ITT Technical Institute-Portland, the highest ranked school in this group with a HVAC program, has a total student population of 816. It is the 2441st highest ranked school in the USA and the 27th highest in the state of Oregon (#1 is Reed College).
HVAC students from Oregon City 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.
Oregon City lies in Clackamas county, which is one of the 16 counties in Oregon. Overall, the Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton-WA area has 993,470 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $22.15/hr average worker wage, and a $46,080 average annual salary.
Of the 8 HVAC schools with a 100-mile radius of Oregon City, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Portland comes out as the most expensive ($22,549/yr) for HVAC students, with Linn-Benton Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,982/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Oregon City|
|The Dalles||OR||-||1||11.3829||21||71.2 miles|