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HVAC Commissioning Engineer Salary

Men represent the vast majority of HVAC Commissioning Engineers in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $68K per year nationwide. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The majority of HVAC Commissioning Engineers claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$53,241 - $92,813
(Median)
$53K
$68K
$93K
MEDIAN: $67,546
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$14.90 - $34.04
(Median)
$15
$25
$34
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$53,241 - $92,813  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
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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$49,820 - $92,848  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 108
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.90 - $34.04  
   
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
   
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).
)
$49,820 - $92,848  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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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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HVAC Commissioning Engineers typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. HVAC System Design and Project Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for HVAC Commissioning Engineer

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $61K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $74K. For HVAC Commissioning Engineers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $82K. HVAC Commissioning Engineers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $86K.

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 34%

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect HVAC Commissioning Engineer Salaries

HVAC System Design
up arrow 3%

National Average
$64,000

Project Management
up arrow 3%

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
27%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

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