Entry-Level HVAC Service Technician Salary

An Entry-Level HVAC Service Technician earns an average wage of $15.59 per hour. A skill in Controls is associated with high pay for this job.

$24,284 - $59,713
(Median)
$24K
$39K
$60K
MEDIAN: $38,975
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50%
90%

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$11.65 - $21.67
(Median)
$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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50%
90%

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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$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$24,284 - $59,713  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
Profit Sharing
$77.57 - $3,109  
Commission
$490.16 - $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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$24,712 - $51,821  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 204
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.65 - $21.67  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.70  
Overtime
$16.94 - $32.84  
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 - $1,973  
   
Commission
$490.16 - $10,304  
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).
)
$24,712 - $51,821  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,600
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HVAC Service Technician Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

HVAC Service Technician in Tulsa:
"System design."
Learn all you can in the field your in so you can apply it in the situations you come across.

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 15%

Commercial
up arrow 9%


Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 4%

Technical Services
up arrow 4%

Welding
up arrow 4%

System Repair
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

System Testing
up arrow 3%

Heat
up arrow 1%

Troubleshooting
0%

HVAC System Design
0%

National Average
$36,000

Maintenance
up arrow 1%

Residential
up arrow 1%

Plumbing
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 259 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 39%
vision benefits Vision: 25% employee benefits None: 37%
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