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Heating, Air Conditioning, or Refrigeration Mechanic / Installer Salary (United States)

A Heating, Air Conditioning, or Refrigeration Mechanic / Installer earns an average wage of $16.70 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. A skill in Systems Troubleshooting is associated with high pay for this job.
Heating, Air Conditioning, or Refrigeration Mechanic / Installer Salary (?
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$27,562 - $61,988
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $43,452
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Heating, Air Conditioning, or Refrigeration Mechanic / Installer Salary (?
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$11.23 - $25.45
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$27,562 - $61,988  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,013  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $9,933  
Commission
$300.00 - $10,000  
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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$25,064 - $59,622  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 127
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.23 - $25.45  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $3.43  
Overtime
$15.43 - $37.72  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,013  
   
Commission
$300.00 - $10,000  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $9,933  
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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$25,064 - $59,622  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 857
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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
  • Communicate with clients, setting expectations, and delivering quality customer service.
  • Test systems and diagnose installation problems to ensure products perform at specifications.
  • Interpret instructions, designs, and schematics.
  • Install heating, air conditioning, ventilation, and refrigeration equipment to company standards.
  • Assemble and connect equipment, thermostats, timers, and other accessories.

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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.

Pay Difference By Location

Dallas
up arrow 23%
Philadelphia
up arrow 20%
Salt Lake City
up arrow 9%
Atlanta
up arrow 6%
Houston
up arrow 2%
National Average
$38,000
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Experience Affects Heating, Air Conditioning, or Refrigeration Mechanic / Installer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%
Experienced
up arrow 14%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$38,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

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

Troubleshooting
up arrow 4%
HVAC System Design
up arrow 3%
National Average
$38,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 23% employee benefits None: 36%