An Air Conditioning Mechanic earns an average wage of $18.59 per hour.

$45,000 - $66,000
$50K
MEDIAN: $49,967
50%

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$12.08 - $37.59
$12
$19
$38
MEDIAN: $18.59
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50%
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$49,967  
   
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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$28,234 - $79,076  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.08 - $37.59  
   
Overtime
$26.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
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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$28,234 - $79,076  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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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

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

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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.

Key Stats for Air Conditioning Mechanic

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
036
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Air Conditioning Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 58%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

National Average
$42,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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