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Entry-Level HVAC Service Technician Salary

An Entry-Level HVAC Service Technician earns an average wage of $15.46 per hour. A skill in Controls is associated with high pay for this job.

$24,110 - $60,064
(Median)
$24K
$39K
$60K
MEDIAN: $38,820
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90%

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$11.56 - $21.74
(Median)
$12
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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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$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$24,110 - $60,064  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,968  
Profit Sharing
$77.57 - $3,109  
Commission
$394.53 - $11,878  
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).
)
$24,558 - $51,883  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 193
National Hourly Rate 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$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.56 - $21.74  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.72  
Overtime
$16.47 - $32.87  
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.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,968  
   
Commission
$394.53 - $11,878  
Profit Sharing
$77.57 - $3,109  
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).
)
$24,558 - $51,883  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,486

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HVAC Service Technician in Gilbert:
Find another trade, there are much better jobs where you do not have to work as hard. Long hours, very poor and harsh working conditions, sun, heat, cold, electrical shock, and falls just to name a few. Poor pay and not appreciated.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level HVAC Service Technician Salaries

Controls
up arrow 14%

Commercial
up arrow 7%

Welding
up arrow 6%


Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 5%

Technical Services
up arrow 5%

Heat
up arrow 4%

System Repair
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

HVAC System Design
up arrow 2%

System Testing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$35,000

Maintenance
up arrow 2%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%

Residential
up arrow 2%

Plumbing
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 253 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 36%