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Top HVAC Training Schools in New Jersey

If you love to tinker with things, someone may have suggested that you consider getting a job as an HVAC technician. As a technician in the state of New Jersey, you would repair and do maintenance work on heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. Before being able to get a job, though, you'll have to find a good training school.
hvac training image 1 Both your school and the specific program should be accredited by a respected agency. A quality school should be associated with the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Be very careful when asking schools about accreditation because there's an agency out there with a very similar name - Middle States Accrediting Board. Both accredit schools and colleges, but only the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools is a recognized agency.

How to Get Certified in New Jersey

Both one-year certificate and two-year degree programs should have classes that will prepare you for certification. The Environmental Protection Agency offers three types of certification through their EPA Section 608 Technician Certification exams. The first type is for small appliances, the second type is for medium-pressure to high-pressure appliances and the third type is for low-pressure appliances.

Salaries for HVAC Technician Jobs in New Jersey

Compared to the rest of the country, HVAC technicians in New Jersey get a high salary. While the average hourly wage for technicians in the United States is $22.03, technicians in New Jersey make an average of $25.98. With an average annual salary of $54,030, you'll make almost $10,000 more per year than you would otherwise by just living in New Jersey.

If you've just decided that you want a career in the HVAC field, you might be a little overwhelmed, so just focus on one thing at a time. Worrying and being anxious isn't going to help anything, so just focus on finding a good HVAC school for now.

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