Average Air Conditioning (AC) Technician Hourly Pay

$18.19
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$750
Bonus
$8,000
Commission
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average hourly pay for an Air Conditioning (AC) Technician is $18.19.
10%
$12.18
MEDIAN
$18.19
90%
$25.78
Is Air Conditioning (AC) Technician your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.What's this?
United States (change)
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
Hourly Rate
$12 - $26
Bonus
$147 - $8,054
Commission
$4,000 - $15,000
Total Pay
$26,670 - $63,587
Find your market worth – how it works:
Tell us about your job and pay factors like skills and educationTell us about your job and pay factors like skills and education
Find your market worth with a report tailored to youFind your market worth with a report tailored to you
Negotiate your pay with confidenceNegotiate your pay with confidence

What Do Air Conditioning (AC) Technicians Do?

Air Conditioning (AC) Technician Tasks
  • Install, inspect, maintain, and repair AC units.
  • Read schematics, study schedules, and estimate job requirements, such as costs and completion times.
  • Report job details, such as completion times, materials used, and unit damages and repairs.
  • Maintain, repair, and replace company equipment and order parts and units from vendors.
  • Use diagnostic equipment to test AC units for leakage, damage, and functionality.

Job Satisfaction for Air Conditioning (AC) Technician

4.1 out of 5
(20)
Highly Satisfied
7Reviews

Air Conditioning (AC) Technician Job Listings

Search for more jobs
Search

What Are Popular Skills for Air Conditioning (AC) Technicians?

Skills in System Repair and Systems Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Services, Electronic Troubleshooting and Maintenance.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Air Conditioning (AC) Technicians?

An entry-level Air Conditioning (AC) Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.59 based on 8 salaries. An early career Air Conditioning (AC) Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.05 based on 53 salaries. A mid-career Air Conditioning (AC) Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.52 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Air Conditioning (AC) Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.60 based on 27 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Employees with Air Conditioning (AC) Technician in their job title in Orlando, Florida earn an average of 20.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Miami, Florida (12.6% more) and Las Vegas, Nevada (12.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pompano Beach, Florida (12.0% less) and Houston, Texas (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 150 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.3%
Early Career
35.3%
Mid Career
21.3%
Experienced
18.0%
Late Career
20.0%