$50,260
Avg. Salary
$18.35
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,006

Bonus

$3,000

Profit Sharing

$5,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Air Conditioning (AC) Technician is $18.35 per hour.

The average pay for an Air Conditioning (AC) Technician is $50,260 per year.

$12.09
10%
$18.35
50%
$26.02
90%
MEDIAN $18.35
$24k
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$50k
50%
$238k
90%
MEDIAN $50,260
$24,053 - $238,390
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MEDIAN: $50,260
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$12.09 - $26.02
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$0$238K
Salary $24,053 - $238,390
Bonus $203 - $9,744
Profit Sharing $3,000
Commission $5,000
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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$25,280 - $68,849
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 50
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $12.09 - $26.02
Hourly Tips $3.57
Overtime $18.91 - $46.37
Annual Data $0$68K
Bonus $203 - $9,744
Commission $5,000
Profit Sharing $3,000
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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$25,280 - $68,849
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 139

Job Description for Air Conditioning (AC) Technician

An air conditioning (AC) technician is a person typically employed by a company that specializes in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) processes. This technician works to install, maintain, and repair air conditioning equipment in commercial and residential buildings. This can involve machine work on air conditioning units themselves, as well as structural work to place ducts and vents.

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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.

Air Conditioning (AC) Technician Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Air Conditioning (AC) Technician

Pay by Experience for an Air Conditioning (AC) Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Air Conditioning (AC) Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 44 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Air Conditioning (AC) Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Air Conditioning (AC) Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 26 salaries. An Air Conditioning (AC) Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 18 salaries.

Air Conditioning (AC) Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Air Conditioning (AC) Technician?

Air Conditioning (AC) Technician in Daytona Beach:
"Great benefits. Below average pay."
Pros: Solving problems without much supervisions.
Cons: Politics.

Air Conditioning (AC) Technician in Visalia:
"Ups and downs."
Pros: After A few years in the trade you got flexibility on how much you make and what you want to do.
Cons: The negative things about this trade is the conditions you have to work in being outside and different types of weather.

Key Stats for Air Conditioning (AC) Technician

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Air Conditioning (AC) Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

Experienced
▲7%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 42%