HVAC Service Manager Salary

Nearly four in five of HVAC Service Managers in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $44K to $92K per year, and the average comes out to $65K per year. Individual bonuses, profit sharing and commission for HVAC Service Managers — as high as $14K, $10K and $24K, respectively — each contribute to the degree of variation within overall compensation, ranging from $44K to $92K. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. While some workers in this profession — one-fifth — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and just under one-half have dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$45,163 - $90,010
(Median)
$45K
$65K
$90K
MEDIAN: $65,014
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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


HVAC Service Managers report using a wide range of professional 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 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 more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $50K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $62K on average — a distinctly larger sum. HVAC Service Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $64K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $70K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,369

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

For HVAC Service Managers, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. HVAC Service Managers will also find cushy salaries in Pittsburgh (+15 percent), Seattle (+14 percent), Omaha (+13 percent), and Denver (+12 percent). The lowest-paying market is Tampa, which sits 8 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



Technical Services
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Operations Management
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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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