HVAC Maintenance Technician Salary (United States)

The average pay for an HVAC Maintenance Technician is $17.37 per hour.
HVAC Maintenance Technician Total Pay (?
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$26,539 - $59,782
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $40,571
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HVAC Maintenance Technician Total Pay (?
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$12.16 - $25.83
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$26,539 - $59,782  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,019  
Profit Sharing
$497.21 - $2,035  
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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$26,117 - $57,679  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 569
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $25.83  
   
Overtime
$16.57 - $38.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,019  
   
Profit Sharing
$497.21 - $2,035  
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).
)
$26,117 - $57,679  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 569
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Job Description for HVAC Maintenance Technician

HVAC maintenance technicians provide preventative care and repairs for HVAC systems. They repair and maintain refrigerator and electrical systems and their components, as well as troubleshoot electrical systems and write schematics for their work locations. In addition, the HVAC technician must be proactive in ensuring that preventative maintenance of all equipment is done promptly to help prevent future problems with equipment. The HVAC technician must also look for inefficiencies in systems to find the source of any current or possible malfunctions. They dismantle equipment as necessary when needed to troubleshoot the system or ensure that the equipment is properly maintained. In addition to these responsibilities, the HVAC technician is responsible for documenting the work they complete. Much of the HVAC maintenance technician's work takes place outside in varying weather. The employee may need to lift as much as 40 pounds of equipment at any given time.
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HVAC Maintenance Technician Tasks
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot problems with HVAC equipment.
  • Repair or replace defective equipment, components, or wiring on HVAC equipments.
  • Carry out preventative maintenance tasks and inspections on HVAC equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for HVAC Maintenance Technician

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Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$39,000
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Experience Affects HVAC Maintenance Technician Salaries

National Average
$39,000

Skills That Affect HVAC Maintenance Technician Salaries

System Repair
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Systems Troubleshooting
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HVAC System Design
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National Average
$39,000
Electronic Troubleshooting
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Maintenance
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 23%
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