HVAC Commissioning Engineer Salary

For HVAC Commissioning Engineers, annual average wages total $77K per year. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, HVAC Commissioning Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. There are far more male HVAC Commissioning Engineers survey respondents than women, making up 82 percent. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$52,154 - $93,033
$52K
$77K
$93K
MEDIAN: $76,542
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50%
90%

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$13.73 - $31.17
$24
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$52,154 - $93,033  
   
Bonus
$1,483 - $8,090  
Profit Sharing
$3,931  
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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$42,485 - $95,591  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$24.00  
   
Overtime
$47.58  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$1,483 - $8,090  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,931  
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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$42,485 - $95,591  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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Job Description for HVAC Commissioning Engineer

The installation of climate control systems in large commercial buildings and offices is usually something of an inexact science. Complications and modifications in design and construction can greatly affect how well such systems work. An HVAC commissioning engineer is a person who analyzes the performance of these systems. He or she ensures that the climate controls operate properly and efficiently. He or she typically will also make suggestions for improvements that can help reduce the operating costs of HVAC temperature systems.

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HVAC Commissioning Engineer Tasks

  • Inspect and check sites for safety, fit to design and inefficiency.
  • Act as technical expert with contractors, customers and other entities.
  • Test and evaluate systems from design through to final implementation.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for HVAC Commissioning Engineer

Pay by Experience for an HVAC Commissioning Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level HVAC Commissioning Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 18 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An HVAC Commissioning Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced HVAC Commissioning Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 8 salaries. An HVAC Commissioning Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 7 salaries.

HVAC Commissioning Engineer Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for HVAC Commissioning Engineer

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects HVAC Commissioning Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲5%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$76,000

Entry-Level
▼20%

Skills That Affect HVAC Commissioning Engineer Salaries

National Average
$76,000


Project Management
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 11%