HVAC Service Manager Salary

HVAC Service Managers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with four-fifths bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $65K annually on average but can range from $43K to $92K per year. Total cash incomes of HVAC Service Managers run from $43K to $92K, depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $12K, profit sharing that reaches $14K, and some commissions of nearly $25K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and just under one-half have dental coverage, just over a fifth claim no health benefits at all. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$44,509 - $89,941
(Median)
$45K
$65K
$90K
MEDIAN: $64,744
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90%

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$17.37 - $34.71
(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
$44,509 - $89,941  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,020  
Profit Sharing
$604 - $13,906  
Commission
$515 - $25,083  
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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$43,238 - $91,754  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 602
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$17.37 - $34.71  
   
Overtime
$23.95 - $53.01  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,020  
   
Commission
$515 - $25,083  
Profit Sharing
$604 - $13,906  
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).
)
$43,238 - $91,754  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 310
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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 suggest that HVAC Service Managers put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Controls, Systems Troubleshooting, Technical Services, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 9 percent. Most people familiar with 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. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $49K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $61K. On average, HVAC Service Managers make $63K following one to two decades on the job. As HVAC Service Managers reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $69K.

Pay Difference by Location


HVAC Service Managers will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 42 percent. HVAC Service Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+29 percent), Phoenix (+25 percent), Nashville (+16 percent), and Denver (+13 percent). Cleveland ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 17 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects HVAC Service Manager Salaries


National Average
$64,000




Skills That Affect HVAC Service Manager Salaries


Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 7%

Technical Services
up arrow 4%

Operations Management
up arrow 2%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

National Average
$64,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 173 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
47%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 22%
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