An HVAC Service Technician in Chicago, Illinois earns an average wage of $25.72 per hour. A skill in Controls is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$16.64 - $39.73
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$16.64 - $39.73  
   
Overtime
$8.30 - $75.63  
Local Annualized Data (?
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Commission
$3,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$38,043 - $84,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for HVAC Service Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for HVAC Service Technician

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects HVAC Service Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%


National Average
$56,000



Skills That Affect HVAC Service Technician Salaries

Controls
up arrow 33%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%

Commercial
0%

National Average
$56,000



Residential
up arrow 4%

Maintenance
up arrow 6%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 6%

Heat
up arrow 8%

HVAC System Design
up arrow 13%

Technical Services
up arrow 18%

System Testing
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 43%
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