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Air Conditioning Mechanic Salary

An Air Conditioning Mechanic earns an average wage of $17.86 per hour. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$11.33 - $30.13
(Median)
$11
$18
$30
MEDIAN: $17.00
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.33 - $30.13  
   
Overtime
$7.07 - $44.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
   
Total Pay (?
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$22,816 - $68,380  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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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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Experience Affects Air Conditioning Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$42,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 32%
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