HVAC Mechanical Engineer Salary

The average salary for an HVAC Mechanical Engineer is $61,169 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Plumbing is associated with high pay for this job.
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$47,682 - $82,710
(Median)
$48K
$61K
$83K
MEDIAN: $61,168
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$16.92 - $38.79
(Median)
$17
$26
$39
MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$47,682 - $82,710  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,226  
Profit Sharing
$494.05 - $5,472  
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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$47,566 - $85,296  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 736
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.92 - $38.79  
   
Overtime
$24.38 - $48.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,226  
   
Profit Sharing
$494.05 - $5,472  
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).
)
$47,566 - $85,296  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 134

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Job Description for HVAC Mechanical Engineer

HVAC mechanical engineers are involved in almost every phase of a project. They begin with customer consultations and preexisting condition assessments, then assisting with sales departments in choosing appropriate customer solutions. After that, they work with the design teams to create the custom concept and maintain contact with the installation teams for troubleshooting and system upkeep throughout the lifetime of the system. An HVAC mechanical engineer typically works during regular business hours, although they often need emergency on-call availability. Occasional travel is necessary. While much of their work is done in an office, HVAC mechanical engineering often requires field work and being on-site for inspections.

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HVAC Mechanical Engineer Tasks

  • Develop proposals, estimates, and schedules for HVAC systems and bids.
  • Perform reviews to establish feasibility and quality of installation, space and maintenance needs.
  • Calculate heating and cooling needs and tolerances, designing controls, and maintenance protocols.
  • Design HVAC systems, including writing specifications.
  • Troubleshoot, analyze, and assess installations and designs to identify problems.

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Pay by Experience Level for HVAC Mechanical Engineer

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

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Experience Affects HVAC Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 43%



National Average
$62,000


Skills That Affect HVAC Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Plumbing
up arrow 18%



Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Energy Conservation & Efficiency
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Green Building
up arrow 3%

HVAC System Design
up arrow 2%

Autodesk Revit MEP
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD Mechanical
up arrow 2%

Design
0%

National Average
$62,000

AutoCAD Revit MEP Suite
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
up arrow 3%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 3%

AutoCAD MEP
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 243 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 10%