The average salary for an HVAC Controls Engineer is $62,711 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$48,916 - $97,259
$49K
$63K
$97K
MEDIAN: $62,711
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$20.27 - $42.68
$20
$31
$43
MEDIAN: $31.10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$48,916 - $97,259  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,137  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$50,177 - $99,695  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$20.27 - $42.68  
   
Overtime
$33.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,137  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$50,177 - $99,695  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Job Description for HVAC Controls Engineer

Nobody wants to occupy a building that lacks proper heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. In most areas, at least two of these things are vital for the comfort and safety of the inhabitants. Some buildings have even more stringent environmental control or refrigeration needs, from hospitals to manufacturing plants and museums. Larger structures such as these often have modern, computer-operated climate control, and they employ the services of one, or several, HVAC control systems engineers to satisfy these needs.

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HVAC Controls Engineer Tasks

  • Prepare, review, and approve drawings, specifications, reports, and data tables.
  • Liaise with design and drafting groups.
  • Evaluate equipment load and energy consumption.
  • Design, test, and manufacture heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems.

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Pay by Experience Level for HVAC Controls Engineer

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

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Key Stats for HVAC Controls Engineer

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
030
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects HVAC Controls Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 51%

Experienced
up arrow 30%

National Average
$64,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect HVAC Controls Engineer Salaries

HVAC System Design
up arrow 9%

National Average
$64,000

Controls
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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