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HVAC Commissioning Engineer Salary

Men make up the majority of HVAC Commissioning Engineers in the United States, bringing in about $68K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. For the most part, HVAC Commissioning Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$53,279 - $92,621
(Median)
$53K
$68K
$93K
MEDIAN: $67,960
10%
50%
90%

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$19.27 - $34.37
(Median)
$19
$25
$34
MEDIAN: $24.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$53,279 - $92,621  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,144  
Profit Sharing
$4,000 - $11,000  
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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$50,840 - $92,954  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 109
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$19.27 - $34.37  
   
Overtime
$29.73 - $48.56  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,144  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,000 - $11,000  
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).
)
$50,840 - $92,954  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Job Description for HVAC Commissioning Engineer

  • Work with other teams to design and price bids, audit sites and simulate projects.
  • Problem solve and identify solutions for design, controls and placement of equipment.
  • Test and evaluate systems from design through to final implementation.
  • Inspect and check sites for safety, fit to design and inefficiency.
  • Act as technical expert with contractors, customers and other entities.

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Survey takers who work as HVAC Commissioning Engineers usually report a few specific skills. HVAC System Design and Project Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for HVAC Commissioning Engineer

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


For many HVAC Commissioning Engineers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $61K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $75K. On average, HVAC Commissioning Engineers make $82K following one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $84K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

HVAC Commissioning Engineer Reviews

What is it like working as a HVAC Commissioning Engineer?

HVAC Commissioning Engineer in Renton:
"Great Profession For A Mix Of Hands-On And Office Work."
Pros: I like the mix of being in the field and in front of a computer. I also enjoy the people I work with and the fact that my work makes a difference in energy savings.
Cons: It can be stressful and thankless. It's also viewed by most in the office as less important than Engineering or Management.

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Experience Affects HVAC Commissioning Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$65,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect HVAC Commissioning Engineer Salaries

HVAC System Design
up arrow 2%

National Average
$65,000

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 3%
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