Entry-Level HVAC Engineer Salary

The average Entry-Level HVAC Engineer earns approximately $60K annually. Incomes of Entry-Level HVAC Engineers vary widely depending on performance components; bonuses and profit sharing that can occasionally exceed $5K cause paychecks to spread between $46K on the low end and $77K on the high end. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. There are far more male Entry-Level HVAC Engineers survey respondents than women, making up 88 percent. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level HVAC Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$48,219 - $75,710
$48K
$60K
$76K
MEDIAN: $60,074
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90%

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$14.90 - $33.93
$15
$24
$34
MEDIAN: $24.36
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$0$76K
Salary $48,219 - $75,710
Bonus $600 - $5,064
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,068
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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$46,135 - $76,784
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 176
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $14.90 - $33.93
Overtime $19.37 - $44.36
Annual Data $0$76K
Bonus $600 - $5,064
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,068
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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$46,135 - $76,784
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 32

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,465

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Entry-Level HVAC Engineers, New York provides a pay rate that is 16 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level HVAC Engineers will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+2 percent) and Boston (+2 percent). With compensation 13 percent below the national average, Milwaukee is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

HVAC Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

HVAC Engineer in Harrisburg:
"Be flexible."
Be open to working with larger equipment than you have studied. Learn software especially cad and 3D.

Key Stats for HVAC Engineer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect HVAC Engineer Salaries

Autodesk Revit MEP
▲4%


autodesk autocad
▲1%

Engineering Design
▲1%

National Average
$60,000

AutoCAD
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 11%
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