Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering Technology and the types of students that study this field. South Florida Institute of Technology awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Northwestern Technological Institute and Professional Electrical School Inc have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering Technology. Tuition costs for HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering Technology majors are, on average, $4,272 for in-state public colleges, and $10,864 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering Technology programs are Public, 2-year institutions.
Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Engineering Technologies in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Engineering Technologies is 44.1, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Male employees are more likey to hold Engineering Technologies degrees, and Hispanic or Latino students earn the majority (2,736) of the degrees.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering Technology field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering Technology majors need many skills, but most especially Troubleshooting. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering Technology majors need more than the average amount of Installation, Repairing, and Equipment Maintenance.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering Technology majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Installation is very distinctive for majors, but the Troubleshooting, Critical Thinking, and Repairing are the three most important skills for people in the field.