An HVAC Technician earns an average wage of $18.02 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Controls and Commercial.
HVAC Technician Total Pay (?
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$28,748 - $66,303
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $41,954
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HVAC Technician Total Pay (?
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$11.85 - $27.02
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$28,748 - $66,303  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,521  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,027  
Commission
$195.74 - $9,839  
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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$25,387 - $63,717  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,570
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.85 - $27.02  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.23  
Overtime
$17.65 - $41.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,521  
   
Commission
$195.74 - $9,839  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,027  
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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$25,387 - $63,717  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,570
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Job Description for HVAC Technician
HVAC technicians work year-round, installing, repairing, and maintaining the machines that regulate temperature and ventilation in buildings. They work on heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. They may be self-employed or work for a larger company that manage businesses or large residential properties.
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HVAC Technician Tasks
  • Perform preventative maintenance and part repairs according to schedule.
  • Instruct end users in appropriate use of HVAC and environmental systems.
  • Respond to customer service needs, installing, repairing, checking, and testing systems for performance problems.
  • Document all activities, parts, equipment used, and travel in log book.
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Pay by Experience Level for HVAC Technician
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Seattle
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Denver
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Phoenix
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Oklahoma City
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Pittsburgh
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National Average
$41,000
Philadelphia
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Experience Affects HVAC Technician Salaries

National Average
$41,000

Skills That Affect HVAC Technician Salaries

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System Repair
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Technical Services
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Electronic Troubleshooting
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Maintenance
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National Average
$41,000
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 30%
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