An Ammonia Refrigeration Technician earns an average wage of $20.30 per hour. A skill in Systems Troubleshooting is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$34,000 - $74,749
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$34K
$51K
$75K
MEDIAN: $51,430
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$14.50 - $27.04
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$27
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$34,000 - $74,749  
   
Bonus
$970 - $6,183  
Profit Sharing
$6,000  
Total Pay (?
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$32,323 - $63,595  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.50 - $27.04  
   
Overtime
$18.31 - $38.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$970 - $6,183  
   
Profit Sharing
$6,000  
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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$32,323 - $63,595  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 256
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Job Description for Ammonia Refrigeration Technician

An ammonia refrigeration technician is responsible for maintaining, repairing, and examining refrigeration systems, working specifically with ammonia refrigeration. This role requires performing preventative maintenance to refrigeration systems. They also respond to any breakdowns , meaning they may need to be on call to conduct emergency repairs. These technicians must be able to perform physical tasks such as scaling tall buildings, climbing ladders, climbing scaffolding, and moving around refrigeration systems. Ammonia refrigeration technicians must be able to work with a variety of individuals, including fellow technicians, supervisors, and clients.

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Ammonia Refrigeration Technician Tasks

  • Operate refrigeration, steam generation and all utility systems.
  • Perform daily chemical testing and logging all test results, making adjustments required to maintain refrigeration & utility system within established limits.
  • Interface with state and federal government agencies as required.
  • Confer with operators and observes, tests, and evaluates operation of machinery and equipment to diagnose cause of malfunction.
  • Disassemble machinery and equipment to remove parts and make repairs.

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What is it like working as an Ammonia Refrigeration Technician?

Ammonia Refrigeration Technician in Batesville:
"I enjoy the work and challenges."
Pros: I like the people I work with and also the different challenges from day to day.
Cons: I don't care much for the night time hours but someone has to do it.

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Experience Affects Ammonia Refrigeration Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Ammonia Refrigeration Technician Salaries

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 16%

National Average
$48,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
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System Repair
up arrow 12%

HAZMAT
up arrow 26%

Maintenance
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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