An Air Conditioning Mechanic earns an average wage of $18.90 per hour.

$45,000 - $75,000
(Median)
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$50K
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MEDIAN: $50,050
50%

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$12.48 - $35.67
(Median)
$12
$19
$36
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$50,050  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,492 - $77,929  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.48 - $35.67  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.45  
Overtime
$26.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,492 - $77,929  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Job Description for Air Conditioning Mechanic

An AC mechanic helps to maintain and repair air conditioning systems in residential and business environments. The AC mechanic may work full-time, part-time, on call, or freelance. The mechanic should have strong knowledge of optimizing an air conditioning system. This person needs to be able to properly adjust air temperature, humidity, and distribution to the areas of need by using air conditioning equipment, certain controls, and necessary accessories.

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Air Conditioning Mechanic Tasks

  • Communicate with customer service, parts and sales departments.
  • Diagnose malfunctions using electronic testing equipment.
  • Diagnose, repair and perform maintenance on automobiles.
  • Maintain inventory of tools and parts.

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Pay by Experience Level for Air Conditioning Mechanic

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Air Conditioning Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 57%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

National Average
$42,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
medical benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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