Heating, Air Conditioning, or Refrigeration Mechanic / Installer Salary

The average rate for a Heating, Air Conditioning, or Refrigeration Mechanic / Installer is $18.62 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are System Repair, Troubleshooting, Plumbing, and Pipe Welding.
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$23,968 - $76,025
$24K
$45K
$76K
MEDIAN: $44,530
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$12.39 - $28.29
$12
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$28
MEDIAN: $18.62
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$23,968 - $76,025  
   
Bonus
$486.45 - $5,152  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
Commission
$5,000  
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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$26,859 - $65,557  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 90
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.39 - $28.29  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.05 - $3.97  
Overtime
$18.70 - $45.31  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$486.45 - $5,152  
   
Commission
$5,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$26,859 - $65,557  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 631

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Job Description for Heating, Air Conditioning, or Refrigeration Mechanic / Installer

A heating, air conditioning, or refrigeration mechanic/installer works with various climate control and ventilation systems in residential, commercial, or industrial settings. Frequently this job is known as an HVAC (for Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning) technician.

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Heating, Air Conditioning, or Refrigeration Mechanic / Installer Tasks

  • Install heating, air conditioning, ventilation, and refrigeration equipment to company standards.
  • Assemble and connect equipment, thermostats, timers, and other accessories.
  • Interpret instructions, designs, and schematics.
  • Communicate with clients, setting expectations, and delivering quality customer service.
  • Test systems and diagnose installation problems to ensure products perform at specifications.

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Key Stats for Heating, Air Conditioning, or Refrigeration Mechanic / Installer

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 84 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Heating, Air Conditioning, or Refrigeration Mechanic / Installer Salaries

Late-Career
▲32%

▲15%

▲5%

National Average
$41,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Heating, Air Conditioning, or Refrigeration Mechanic / Installer Salaries

System Repair
▲20%

Troubleshooting
▲15%

▲11%

Plumbing
▲11%



Problem Solving
▲6%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲3%

National Average
$41,000

hvac installer
▼2%

Electronic Equipment Installation
▼15%

Installer
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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