Air Conditioning (AC) Technician Salary

The average rate for an Air Conditioning (AC) Technician is $17.95 per hour.

$29,799 - $100,671
$30K
$50K
$100K
MEDIAN: $50,050
10%
50%
90%

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$13.87 - $27.59
$14
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $19.37
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$0$100K
Salary $29,799 - $100,671
Bonus $983
Profit Sharing $3,000
Commission $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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$30,148 - $72,719
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 28
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $13.87 - $27.59
Hourly Tips $3.57
Overtime $19.89 - $50.14
Annual Data $0$72K
Bonus $983
Commission $10,000
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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$30,148 - $72,719
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 65

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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 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 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Air Conditioning (AC) Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$42,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
no benefits
None: 45%
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