HVAC Technician in Houston, Texas Salary

The average wage for an HVAC Technician in Houston, Texas is $19.00 per hour. A skill in Controls is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$30,410 - $123,291
(Median)
$30K
$43K
$120K
MEDIAN: $43,442
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$12.97 - $27.98
(Median)
$13
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,410 - $123,291  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,987  
Commission
$5,750  
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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$28,101 - $69,893  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.97 - $27.98  
   
Overtime
$20.76 - $44.18  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,987  
   
Commission
$5,750  
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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$28,101 - $69,893  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Experience Affects HVAC Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 4%


National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect HVAC Technician Salaries

Controls
up arrow 23%

HVAC System Design
up arrow 10%

Commercial
up arrow 9%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 7%

System Repair
up arrow 5%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 4%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 4%

National Average
$46,000

Maintenance
up arrow 3%

Technical Services
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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