Late-Career HVAC Service Technician Salary

The average Late-Career HVAC Service Technician can expect to rake in roughly $25.38 per hour. Total cash incomes of Late-Career HVAC Service Technicians run from $40K to $85K, depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $5K, profit sharing that reaches $10K, and some commissions of nearly $19K. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — slightly more than a fifth lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and a little less than one-half receive dental plans. Most Late-Career HVAC Service Technicians report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,289 - $86,466
(Median)
$39K
$59K
$86K
MEDIAN: $58,948
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$18.09 - $35.74
(Median)
$18
$25
$36
MEDIAN: $25.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,289 - $86,466  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,596  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $10,174  
Commission
$170.02 - $19,189  
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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$39,670 - $84,545  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 137
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$18.09 - $35.74  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.48  
Overtime
$26.38 - $54.16  
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 - $4,596  
   
Commission
$170.02 - $19,189  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $10,174  
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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$39,670 - $84,545  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 904
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $58,163

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Surpassing the national average by 45 percent, Late-Career HVAC Service Technicians in San Diego receive some of the highest pay in the country. Late-Career HVAC Service Technicians can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+24 percent), Denver (+23 percent), Baltimore (+18 percent), and Atlanta (+15 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 12 percent south of the national average, can be found in Tampa. Below-median salaries also turn up in Richmond and Orlando (12 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect HVAC Service Technician Salaries

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 6%

Controls
up arrow 5%

Heat
up arrow 5%

Commercial
up arrow 4%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 4%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 3%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 3%

System Repair
up arrow 2%

National Average
$58,000

Technical Services
up arrow 1%

Maintenance
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Residential
up arrow 7%

System Testing
up arrow 7%

HVAC System Design
up arrow 8%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 149 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
medical benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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