HVAC Service Manager Salary

With four in five of HVAC Service Managers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $45K to $96K per year and averages out to $67K per year. Cash earnings of HVAC Service Managers — including $13K in bonuses, $12K in profit sharing proceeds, and $20K in commissions near the top of the pay scale — stretch from approximately $45K to approximately $96K depending on individual performance. Residence and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although nearly one-fourth lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and slightly less than one-half get dental coverage, too. Most HVAC Service Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$47,816 - $95,501
$48K
$67K
$96K
MEDIAN: $67,104
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$17.48 - $35.91
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$36
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$47,816 - $95,501  
   
Bonus
$1,419 - $13,315  
Profit Sharing
$797 - $11,635  
Commission
$1,977 - $20,347  
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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$45,403 - $96,203  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 559
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$17.48 - $35.91  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.11  
Overtime
$25.44 - $53.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,419 - $13,315  
   
Commission
$1,977 - $20,347  
Profit Sharing
$797 - $11,635  
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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$45,403 - $96,203  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 238

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Job Description for HVAC Service Manager

Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) service managers’ responsibilities include leading their technicians who install and fix the units, ensuring customer satisfaction, training new employees, and responding to service calls. While HVAC service managers can work in an office, they typically spend at least a portion of their time at customers’ homes to perform necessary HVAC services; this may include working on the outside and the inside of the homes.

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HVAC Service Manager Tasks

  • Manage, develop and lead HVAC service staff by recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training, and reviewing the performance of all staff employees.
  • Maintain a well-trained team that is up to date on new technology, use tools and materials properly and provide each customer with quality workmanship.
  • Provide customers with price estimations for parts and labor; effectively estimate project hours for specific services and coordinate with team to shorten downtime.
  • Work with customers and team to provide technical support, resolve issues, and provide HVAC product maintenance.

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Popular Skills for HVAC Service Manager


HVAC Service Managers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Technical Services, Systems Troubleshooting, Controls, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Refrigeration and HVAC System Design. The majority of those who know Customer Service also know Operations Management and Controls.

Pay by Experience Level for HVAC Service Manager

Pay by Experience for an HVAC Service Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level HVAC Service Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 80 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An HVAC Service Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 161 salaries. An experienced HVAC Service Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 392 salaries. An HVAC Service Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 331 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $66,229

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for HVAC Service Managers that is 41 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. HVAC Service Managers will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+41 percent), Chicago (+38 percent), Denver (+15 percent), and Milwaukee (+13 percent). Richmond ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 17 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Nashville and Orlando (8 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for HVAC Service Manager

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 106 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
42%
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Experience Affects HVAC Service Manager Salaries

▲10%

National Average
$66,000

▼1%

▼8%

▼19%

Skills That Affect HVAC Service Manager Salaries



▲2%


National Average
$66,000



HVAC System Design
▼3%

Refrigeration
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
no benefits
None: 25%