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HVAC Installation Technician Salary (United States)

An HVAC Installation Technician earns an average wage of $15.93 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
HVAC Installation Technician Salary (?
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$30,100 - $67,537
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $42,382
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HVAC Installation Technician Salary (?
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$11.31 - $24.96
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,100 - $67,537  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,529  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $800  
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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$24,597 - $56,945  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.31 - $24.96  
   
Overtime
$15.57 - $34.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,529  
   
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $800  
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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$24,597 - $56,945  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 370
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Job Description for HVAC Installation Technician

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) technicians work with heating, air, and refrigeration systems, installing, repairing, and performing maintenance on these systems as necessary. Depending on the area of specialization, prospective HVAC technicians may work in a wide variety of settings. For example, large system HVAC specialists work in industrial environments and may be indoors and outdoors depending on the project; many HVAC technicians work in residential settings performing tasks indoors and outdoors as needed.
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HVAC Installation Technician Tasks
  • Calibrate and maintain HVAC equipment, and resolve problems.
  • Document and communicate progress, problems, and troubleshooting steps.
  • Transport, install, and load software into HVAC systems, testing diagnostics, and sensors.
  • Assess and document electrical layouts and communicate with customer about site.

Common Career Paths for HVAC Installation Technician

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Experience Affects HVAC Installation Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%
Experienced
up arrow 22%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$36,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 23% employee benefits None: 36%