HVAC Commissioning Engineer Salary

Men account for the majority of HVAC Commissioning Engineers in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $68K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most HVAC Commissioning Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$53,085 - $93,634
(Median)
$53K
$68K
$94K
MEDIAN: $67,605
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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$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$53,085 - $93,634  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,195  
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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$49,527 - $93,279  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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 (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,195  
   
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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$49,527 - $93,279  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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 usually report a few specific skills. 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.


For HVAC Commissioning Engineers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $61K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $74K. HVAC Commissioning Engineers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $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
2%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 3%
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