Average HVAC Installation Technicians with HVAC System Design skills make around $17.52 per hour. Although around one in four lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and more than two-fifths get dental coverage, too. For the most part, HVAC Installation Technicians with HVAC System Design skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction.

$45,000 - $65,000
$53K
MEDIAN: $52,988
50%

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$13.80 - $29.54
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$18
$30
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$52,988  
   
Bonus
$509  
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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$29,681 - $69,730  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.80 - $29.54  
   
Overtime
$21.14 - $45.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$509  
   
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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$29,681 - $69,730  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 61

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Pay by Experience Level for HVAC Installation Technician

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $34K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $43K. On average, HVAC Installation Technicians with HVAC System Design skills make $47K following one to two decades on the job. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $57K.

Key Stats for HVAC Installation Technician

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects HVAC Installation Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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