The average Entry-Level HVAC Engineer earns approximately $59K per year. In the world of Entry-Level HVAC Engineers, total cash compensation can vary between $43K and $76K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $5K and $12K, respectively. The majority of Entry-Level HVAC Engineers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Male Entry-Level HVAC Engineers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,927 - $75,019
(Median)
$47K
$59K
$75K
MEDIAN: $58,918
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$14.73 - $30.30
(Median)
$15
$23
$30
MEDIAN: $22.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$46,927 - $75,019  
   
Bonus
$22.15 - $4,865  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,000  
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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$43,447 - $75,573  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 166
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.73 - $30.30  
   
Overtime
$19.12 - $43.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$22.15 - $4,865  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,000  
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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$43,447 - $75,573  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $58,649

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Surpassing the national average by 17 percent, Entry-Level HVAC Engineers in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. Entry-Level HVAC Engineers will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+2 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 10 percent south of the national average, can be found in Milwaukee. Workers in Los Angeles and Boston earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (9 percent less and 2 percent less, respectively).

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Skills That Affect HVAC Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
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HVAC System Design
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Autodesk Revit MEP
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National Average
$59,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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