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

Median pay for Heating, AC, or Refrigeration Mechanics with Systems Troubleshooting skills lies in the neighborhood of $19.89 per hour. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. While over a third report receiving no health benefits, the greater part do receive medical coverage, and more than a third have dental, as well. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,896 - $80,485
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MEDIAN: $52,385
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$13.81 - $29.98
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MEDIAN: $19.89
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$29,896 - $80,485  
   
Bonus
$481.77 - $4,055  
Profit Sharing
$1,550  
Commission
$2,000  
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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$29,694 - $69,087  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.81 - $29.98  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.78  
Overtime
$21.01 - $46.94  
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.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$481.77 - $4,055  
   
Commission
$2,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,550  
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).
)
$29,694 - $69,087  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 258
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Pay by Experience Level for Heating, Air Conditioning, or Refrigeration Mechanic / Installer

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $36K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $46K. Heating, AC, or Refrigeration Mechanics with Systems Troubleshooting skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $49K. Heating, AC, or Refrigeration Mechanics with Systems Troubleshooting skills who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $56K.

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

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Heating, Air Conditioning, or Refrigeration Mechanic / Installer Salaries

Late-Career
▲25%

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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