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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 can expect wages of $19.07 per hour on average. Compensation ranges between $12.19 per hour and $27.36. For the most part, Heating, AC, or Refrigeration Mechanics with Systems Troubleshooting skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — two in five — do not have any health coverage, more than half do receive medical benefits and over a third have dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$29,696 - $61,990
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$12.19 - $27.36
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,696 - $61,990  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,007  
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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$27,022 - $61,881  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.19 - $27.36  
   
Overtime
$17.95 - $41.25  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,007  
   
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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$27,022 - $61,881  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 112
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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 Heating, AC, or Refrigeration Mechanics with Systems Troubleshooting skills, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $35K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $43K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $46K in this role. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $52K.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 39%