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HVAC Service Manager Salary

With nearly four-fifths 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 $43K to $92K per year and averages out to $65K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $12K and $14K, respectively — total cash payment to HVAC Service Managers can bottom out near $43K or peak near $92K depending on individual performance. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although a fair number have medical coverage and a little less than half have dental coverage, approximately one-fifth claim no health benefits at all. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$44,428 - $89,958
(Median)
$44K
$65K
$90K
MEDIAN: $64,926
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90%

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$16.93 - $34.89
(Median)
$17
$26
$35
MEDIAN: $25.00
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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.
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$44,428 - $89,958  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,030  
Profit Sharing
$600 - $14,000  
Commission
$705 - $25,342  
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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$43,039 - $91,895  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 562
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.
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.93 - $34.89  
   
Overtime
$23.09 - $53.42  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,030  
   
Commission
$705 - $25,342  
Profit Sharing
$600 - $14,000  
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).
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$43,039 - $91,895  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 294

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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Popular Skills for HVAC Service Manager


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Controls, Technical Services, Operations Management, and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 9 percent. The majority of those who know Customer Service also know Operations Management and Controls.

Pay by Experience Level for HVAC Service Manager

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


HVAC Service Managers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $48K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $61K. HVAC Service Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $63K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a HVAC Service Manager with more than 20 years of experience can earn $69K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


HVAC Service Managers will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 35 percent. HVAC Service Managers will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+28 percent), Phoenix (+20 percent), Nashville (+15 percent), and Denver (+14 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Cleveland, 20 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Richmond (14 percent lower) and San Antonio (4 percent lower).

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Experience Affects HVAC Service Manager Salaries


National Average
$64,000




Skills That Affect HVAC Service Manager Salaries


Technical Services
up arrow 4%

Operations Management
up arrow 4%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 3%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

National Average
$64,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 172 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
49%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 21%
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