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Heating, Air Conditioning, or Refrigeration Mechanic / Installer Salary with Systems Troubleshooting skills

Heating, AC, or Refrigeration Mechanics with Systems Troubleshooting skills pull down an average of $19.40 per hour. Over a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and more than a third claim dental coverage as well. Work is enjoyable for Heating, AC, or Refrigeration Mechanics with Systems Troubleshooting skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$29,799 - $61,962
(Median)
$30K
$48K
$62K
MEDIAN: $48,228
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$12.37 - $27.69
(Median)
$12
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,799 - $61,962  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
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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$27,903 - $62,831  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.37 - $27.69  
   
Overtime
$18.42 - $42.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
   
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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$27,903 - $62,831  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 170

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Pay by Experience Level for Heating, Air Conditioning, or Refrigeration Mechanic / Installer with Systems Troubleshooting skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Heating, AC, or Refrigeration Mechanics with Systems Troubleshooting skills, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $35K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $44K on average — a distinctly larger sum. For Heating, AC, or Refrigeration Mechanics with Systems Troubleshooting skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $48K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $53K.

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Experience Affects Heating, Air Conditioning, or Refrigeration Mechanic / Installer with Systems Troubleshooting skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 37%
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