Entry-Level HVAC Service Technician Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level HVAC Service Technician earns an average wage of $15.28 per hour. A skill in Controls is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level HVAC Service Technician Total Pay (?
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$24,272 - $58,036
(Median)
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58K
MEDIAN: $38,884
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Entry-Level HVAC Service Technician Total Pay (?
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$10.78 - $21.58
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$24,272 - $58,036  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,937  
Profit Sharing
$77.57 - $2,078  
Commission
$300.67 - $11,745  
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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$23,965 - $51,403  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,625
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.78 - $21.58  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.96  
Overtime
$15.59 - $32.54  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,937  
   
Commission
$300.67 - $11,745  
Profit Sharing
$77.57 - $2,078  
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).
)
$23,965 - $51,403  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,625
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Pay Difference By Location
Houston
up arrow 18%
Phoenix
up arrow 15%
Charlotte
up arrow 13%
Rochester
up arrow 11%
Dallas
up arrow 8%
Cincinnati
up arrow 7%
Los Angeles
up arrow 7%
Atlanta
up arrow 6%
Orlando
up arrow 1%
National Average
$35,000
Pittsburgh
up arrow 1%
Richmond
up arrow 2%
Memphis
up arrow 3%
Chicago
up arrow 4%
Baltimore
up arrow 4%
Tampa
up arrow 9%
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level HVAC Service Technician Salaries

Controls
up arrow 17%
Welding
up arrow 9%
Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 7%
Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 6%
Commercial
up arrow 6%
Heat
up arrow 6%
Technical Services
up arrow 4%
Customer Service
up arrow 3%
System Testing
up arrow 2%
System Repair
up arrow 1%
National Average
$35,000
Maintenance
up arrow 1%
Troubleshooting
up arrow 3%
Residential
up arrow 3%
HVAC System Design
up arrow 5%
Plumbing
up arrow 8%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 35%
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