HVAC Commissioning Engineer Salary

Median pay for HVAC Commissioning Engineers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $76K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Work is enjoyable for HVAC Commissioning Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 86 percent of HVAC Commissioning Engineers are male. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$52,404 - $103,988
$52K
$76K
$100K
MEDIAN: $76,437
10%
50%
90%

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$18.29 - $32.27
$24
MEDIAN: $24.00
50%

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$0$105K
Salary $52,404 - $103,988
Bonus $513 - $8,149
Profit Sharing $3,966
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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$50,893 - $105,703
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 40
Hourly Data $0$59
Hourly Rate $24.00
Overtime $47.58
Annual Data $0$105K
Bonus $513 - $8,149
Profit Sharing $3,966
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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$50,893 - $105,703
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

Job Description for HVAC Commissioning Engineer

The installation of climate control systems in large commercial buildings and offices is usually something of an inexact science. Complications and modifications in design and construction can greatly affect how well such systems work. An HVAC commissioning engineer is a person who analyzes the performance of these systems. He or she ensures that the climate controls operate properly and efficiently. He or she typically will also make suggestions for improvements that can help reduce the operating costs of HVAC temperature systems.

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HVAC Commissioning Engineer Tasks

  • Inspect and check sites for safety, fit to design and inefficiency.
  • Act as technical expert with contractors, customers and other entities.
  • Test and evaluate systems from design through to final implementation.
  • Work with other teams to design and price bids, audit sites and simulate projects.
  • Problem solve and identify solutions for design, controls and placement of equipment.

HVAC Commissioning Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for HVAC Commissioning Engineer

Pay by Experience for an HVAC Commissioning Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level HVAC Commissioning Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 18 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An HVAC Commissioning Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced HVAC Commissioning Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 8 salaries. An HVAC Commissioning Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 7 salaries.

HVAC Commissioning Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a HVAC Commissioning Engineer?

HVAC Commissioning Engineer in Renton:
"Great Profession For A Mix Of Hands-On And Office Work."
Pros: I like the mix of being in the field and in front of a computer. I also enjoy the people I work with and the fact that my work makes a difference in energy savings.
Cons: It can be stressful and thankless. It's also viewed by most in the office as less important than Engineering or Management.

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Key Stats for HVAC Commissioning Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects HVAC Commissioning Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲5%

Mid-Career
▲2%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$78,000

Entry-Level
▼23%

Skills That Affect HVAC Commissioning Engineer Salaries

National Average
$78,000


Project Management
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 15%