HVAC Mechanic Salary (United States)

The average wage for an HVAC Mechanic is $21.30 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Systems Troubleshooting and Welding.
HVAC Mechanic Total Pay (?
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$29,691 - $85,000
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MEDIAN: $48,837
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HVAC Mechanic Total Pay (?
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$13.44 - $32.08
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$29,691 - $85,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,029  
Profit Sharing
$203.47 - $2,457  
Commission
$525 - $3,250  
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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$29,287 - $73,421  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 571
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.44 - $32.08  
   
Overtime
$19.67 - $48.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,029  
   
Commission
$525 - $3,250  
Profit Sharing
$203.47 - $2,457  
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).
)
$29,287 - $73,421  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 571
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Job Description for HVAC Mechanic

An HVAC mechanic performs installation and maintenance tasks related to heating and cooling units such as heating systems, air conditioning systems, and refrigeration units. On a day-to-day basis, HVAC mechanics typically perform light maintenance on heating, cooling and vent systems; respond to emergency calls; and make at home visits to perform repairs. They also analyze systems to make sure they are running smoothly and efficiently; additionally, they must ensure systems are running safely. HVAC mechanics also need to be able to read and understand system blueprints, as well as be able to prepare sketches and perform any additional duties assigned by supervisors.
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HVAC Mechanic 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for HVAC Mechanic

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

Pay Difference By Location

Washington
up arrow 33%
New York
up arrow 13%
Baltimore
up arrow 12%
Trenton
up arrow 11%
National Average
$47,000
Dallas
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Raleigh
up arrow 19%
Louisville
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Experience Affects HVAC Mechanic Salaries

National Average
$47,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Skills That Affect HVAC Mechanic Salaries

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 22%
Welding
up arrow 10%
Troubleshooting
up arrow 7%
National Average
$47,000
HVAC System Design
up arrow 1%
System Repair
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 20%
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