The average salary for an HVAC Controls Engineer is $60,502 per year. A skill in HVAC System Design is associated with high pay for this job.

$39,356 - $95,601
(Median)
$39K
$61K
$96K
MEDIAN: $60,502
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$18.12 - $42.21
(Median)
$18
$30
$42
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$39,356 - $95,601  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,000  
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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$41,396 - $97,444  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$18.12 - $42.21  
   
Overtime
$36.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,000  
   
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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$41,396 - $97,444  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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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

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

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Experience Affects HVAC Controls Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

National Average
$63,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect HVAC Controls Engineer Salaries

HVAC System Design
up arrow 11%

National Average
$63,000

Controls
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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