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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, Commercial, Electronic Troubleshooting, and Troubleshooting. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, 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
$42K
$120K
MEDIAN: $42,357
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50%
90%

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$12.16 - $29.46
(Median)
$12
$19
$29
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 - $3,915  
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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$26,840 - $78,772  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $29.46  
   
Overtime
$20.07 - $48.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,915  
   
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).
)
$26,840 - $78,772  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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Experience Affects HVAC Technician in Houston, Texas Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect HVAC Technician in Houston, Texas Salaries

Controls
up arrow 28%

HVAC System Design
up arrow 24%

Commercial
up arrow 12%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 12%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 11%

System Repair
up arrow 9%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 7%

Maintenance
up arrow 4%

National Average
$44,000

Technical Services
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 34%