HVAC Service Manager Salary

With nearly four in five of HVAC Service Managers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for HVAC Service Managers is $65K annually and can range from $44K on the lower end to $92K per year near the higher end. In the world of HVAC Service Managers, overall income ranges from $44K near the bottom to $92K at the top; this can include more than $14K from bonuses and more than $10K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. For the most part, HVAC Service Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. While nearly one-fifth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and a little less than half have dental, as well. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$45,163 - $90,010
(Median)
$45K
$65K
$90K
MEDIAN: $65,014
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50%
90%

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$17.84 - $34.92
(Median)
$18
$26
$35
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$45,163 - $90,010  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,872  
Profit Sharing
$795 - $9,787  
Commission
$2,043 - $24,468  
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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$44,082 - $92,035  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 705
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$17.84 - $34.92  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.60  
Overtime
$24.76 - $53.63  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,872  
   
Commission
$2,043 - $24,468  
Profit Sharing
$795 - $9,787  
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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$44,082 - $92,035  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 346
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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


Survey results show that HVAC Service Managers use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Controls, Systems Troubleshooting, Technical Services, and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 9 percent. Most people 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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $50K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $62K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $64K. As HVAC Service Managers reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $70K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,369

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For those looking to make money, HVAC Service Managers in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 33 percent above the national average. HVAC Service Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Pittsburgh (+15 percent), Seattle (+14 percent), Omaha (+13 percent), and Denver (+12 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 8 percent south of the national average, can be found in Tampa.

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Experience Affects HVAC Service Manager Salaries


National Average
$64,000




Skills That Affect HVAC Service Manager Salaries



Technical Services
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Operations Management
up arrow 2%

Troubleshooting
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Customer Service
0%

National Average
$64,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 187 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
46%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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