HVAC Service Manager Salary (United States)

HVAC Service Managers who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up more than three-quarters of HVAC Service Managers in the United States. Pay fluctuates from $42,728 to $90,974 per year, but expected earnings average $64,217 annually. Including potential for bonuses, profit sharing and commission—peaking near $10,433, $10,304, and $25K, respectively—total cash payment to HVAC Service Managers can bottom out near $43,932 or peak near $89,624. Residency and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While some workers in this profession—21 percent—do not have any health coverage, most do receive medical benefits and about half have dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most HVAC Service Managers. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
HVAC Service Manager Salary (?
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$43,932 - $89,624
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MEDIAN: $65,105
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HVAC Service Manager Salary (?
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$16.38 - $35.13
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$43,932 - $89,624  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,433  
Profit Sharing
$921 - $10,304  
Commission
$507 - $24,658  
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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$42,728 - $90,974  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 440
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.38 - $35.13  
   
Overtime
$23.01 - $52.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,433  
   
Commission
$507 - $24,658  
Profit Sharing
$921 - $10,304  
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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$42,728 - $90,974  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 240
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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

HVAC Service Managers only report a few specific skills. Controls and Operations Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 8 percent and 4 percent respectively. Those who learned Technical Services also tend to know Controls and Operations Management. It is often found that people who know Customer Service are also skilled in 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.
Pay for HVAC Service Managers increases steadily with experience. Starting out, salaries are typically $47K, which grows to $60K after five to 10 years. After 10 to 20 years, salary hovers around $63K. After 20 years of work in the field, HVAC Service Managers typically earn $71K and go on to enjoy solid increases in earnings. HVAC Service Managers with more than 20 years of experience are most common in the field, followed by those with 10 to 20 years and one to 10 years. Workers who have been working for one to 10 years are hardest to find.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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National Average
$64,000
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New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for HVAC Service Managers, 35 percent above the national average. Other big spenders include Boston, Phoenix, Nashville, and Orlando, top-paying cities where HVAC Service Managers see paychecks higher than average (+29 percent, +22 percent, +19 percent, and +12 percent). Trailing the national average by 19 percent, San Antonio is the market with the smallest paychecks.

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Experience Affects HVAC Service Manager Salaries

National Average
$64,000

Skills That Affect HVAC Service Manager Salaries

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$64,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
49%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 21%
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