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HVAC Controls Technician Salary

The average pay for an HVAC Controls Technician is $23.31 per hour.
$35,769 - $76,639
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $54,484
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$16.04 - $30.72
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$35,769 - $76,639  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,079  
Total Pay (?
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$35,462 - $73,587  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 71
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.04 - $30.72  
   
Overtime
$24.55 - $49.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,079  
   
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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$35,462 - $73,587  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 175
United States (change)

Job Description for HVAC Controls Technician

An HVAC controls technician is responsible for the installation, diagnostics, and repair of heating and air conditioning equipment. Their work can be indoors, sometimes working in small spaces, or it can be outdoors in any and all weather conditions, based on the type of installation. Most buildings require the installation of an HVAC system, so all environments from personal homes to industrial facilities are possible work locations. The environments can often be very dirty, and the work heavily involves hands-on situations. Possible dangers include extreme hot or cold temperatures, potentially dangerous levels of noise, and dust. In addition to the physical work of dealing with heating and air conditioning systems, HVAC controls technicians must also be able to fill out paperwork and deal with customers.

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HVAC Controls Technician Tasks

  • Work with clients to explain and rectify problems and to update equipment.
  • Read, update and interpret plans, blueprints and other documentation.
  • Calibrate and test HVAC systems and controls, documenting findings.
  • Troubleshoot, fix and update HVAC systems and associated controls.
  • Download, update and verify software accuracy.

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Pay by Experience Level for HVAC Controls Technician

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

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Experience Affects HVAC Controls Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect HVAC Controls Technician Salaries


Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 2%

National Average
$51,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 12%