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 $19.34 per hour. Although a majority have medical coverage and close to two-fifths have dental coverage, more than a third claim no health benefits at all. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,554 - $74,692
(Median)
$31K
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$75K
MEDIAN: $50,163
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$12.38 - $28.68
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$30,554 - $74,692  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,927  
Profit Sharing
$2,543  
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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$27,705 - $68,196  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 47
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.38 - $28.68  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.27  
Overtime
$18.22 - $43.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,927  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,543  
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).
)
$27,705 - $68,196  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 248
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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.


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 $34K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $45K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Heating, AC, or Refrigeration Mechanics with Systems Troubleshooting skills bring in $48K after working for 10 to 20 years. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $53K.

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Experience Affects Heating, Air Conditioning, or Refrigeration Mechanic / Installer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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