HVAC Installer Salary

An HVAC Installer earns an average wage of $16.30 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are HVAC System Design and hvac installer. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Read More
$23,893 - $55,992
(Median)
$24K
$41K
$56K
MEDIAN: $40,759
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$11.16 - $25.16
(Median)
$11
$16
$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$23,893 - $55,992  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,030  
Profit Sharing
$509 - $3,000  
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).
)
$24,350 - $57,022  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.16 - $25.16  
   
Overtime
$15.43 - $37.45  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,030  
   
Profit Sharing
$509 - $3,000  
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).
)
$24,350 - $57,022  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 631

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

- OR -

Log in with LinkedIn

Comp Managers Click Here »

Job Description for HVAC Installer

HVAC installers are responsible for successfully installing HVAC equipment for their organization. They are in charge of troubleshooting electrical circuits, pipes, and system components as needed. They replace air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration equipment as needed, as well as test connections for leakage and pressure problems. Among their main responsibilities are installing and connecting thermostats and humidstats using hand tools, as well as verifying correct functioning of residential and business equipment.

Read More...

HVAC Installer Tasks

  • Calibrate thermostats and ensure appropriate temperatures are maintained.
  • Oversee outside contractors and HVAC technicians to ensure timely service and performance.
  • Repair and rebuild complex commercial HVAC and environmental systems, touring and inspecting regularly.
  • Keep all HVAC and mechanical rooms clean, orderly, and organized.

Common Career Paths for HVAC Installer


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px

Heating, Air Conditioning, or Refrigeration Mechanic / Installer Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for HVAC Installer

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

HVAC Installer Advice

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

HVAC Installer in Sacramento:
"It Is A Rewarding Job When You Are Paid And Treated Fairly."
Only go to the best companies out there, ones that offer paid vacation and sick leave and retirement, provide medical and dental benefits for you and your family.

What is it like working as a HVAC Installer?

HVAC Installer in Decatur:
Pros: The constant learning. The different aspects of the field. The job opportunities. The ability to move anywhere in the world. Just mentally and physically active.
Cons: High stress do to (time crunch and figuring things out) Can get very dirty on the job.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Experience Affects HVAC Installer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect HVAC Installer Salaries

HVAC System Design
up arrow 43%

hvac installer
up arrow 25%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 5%

National Average
$36,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 87 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 57% dental benefits Dental: 33%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 41%