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HVAC Technician Salary in Houston, Texas

The average wage for an HVAC Technician in Houston, Texas is $18.79 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Controls, HVAC System Design, Troubleshooting, and Commercial. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$30,201 - $124,162
(Median)
$30K
$43K
$120K
MEDIAN: $42,887
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50%
90%

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$12.03 - $30.61
(Median)
$12
$19
$31
MEDIAN: $18.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,201 - $124,162  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,945  
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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$25,636 - $78,410  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.03 - $30.61  
   
Overtime
$20.38 - $47.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,945  
   
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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$25,636 - $78,410  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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Experience Affects HVAC Technician in Houston, Texas Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect HVAC Technician in Houston, Texas Salaries

Controls
up arrow 31%

HVAC System Design
up arrow 29%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 15%

Commercial
up arrow 13%

System Repair
up arrow 10%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 10%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 9%

Maintenance
up arrow 4%

National Average
$44,000

Technical Services
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 32%
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