HVAC Controls Engineer Salary

The average salary for an HVAC Controls Engineer is $63,259 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.

$49,123 - $94,614
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$62K
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MEDIAN: $62,248
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$20.43 - $42.85
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$49,123 - $94,614  
   
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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$49,590 - $99,695  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$20.43 - $42.85  
   
Overtime
$40.00  
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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$49,590 - $99,695  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for HVAC Controls Engineer

Pay by Experience for an HVAC Controls Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level HVAC Controls Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 24 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An HVAC Controls Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced HVAC Controls Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 16 salaries. An HVAC Controls Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for HVAC Controls Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects HVAC Controls Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲52%

Experienced
▲32%

National Average
$63,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼11%

Skills That Affect HVAC Controls Engineer Salaries

HVAC System Design
▲10%

National Average
$63,000

Controls
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 10%
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