Average HVAC Mechanic Hourly Pay

$22.76
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$1,014
Bonus
$305
Commission
$3,561
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The average hourly pay for an HVAC Mechanic is $22.76.
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$14.94
MEDIAN
$22.76
90%
$34.70
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $35
Bonus
$305 - $4,600
Profit Sharing
$2,250 - $4,500
Commission
$200 - $2,750
Total Pay
$31,481 - $75,328
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What Do HVAC Mechanics Do?

HVAC Mechanic Tasks
  • Repair and rebuild complex commercial HVAC and environmental systems, touring and inspecting regularly.
  • Keep all HVAC and mechanical rooms clean, orderly, and organized.
  • Calibrate thermostats and ensure appropriate temperatures are maintained.
  • Oversee outside contractors and HVAC technicians to ensure timely service and performance.

Job Satisfaction for HVAC Mechanic

3.9 out of 5
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The top respondents for the job title HVAC Mechanic are from the companies Johnson Controls Inc, Arizona State University (ASU) and Children's Medical Center of Dayton. Reported salaries are highest at Children's Medical Center of Dayton where the average pay is $34.98. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Trane Company and Johnson Controls Inc, earning around $28.06 and $27.88, respectively. Jones Lang LaSalle pays the lowest at around $20.49. Arizona State University (ASU) and University of The Sciences in Philadelphia (USP) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $21.26 and $24.27, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for HVAC Mechanics?

Skills in Systems Troubleshooting, HVAC System Design, Electronic Troubleshooting and System Repair are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Plumbing.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for HVAC Mechanics?

An entry-level HVAC Mechanic with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.10 based on 15 salaries. An early career HVAC Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.65 based on 240 salaries. A mid-career HVAC Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.87 based on 206 salaries. An experienced HVAC Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.25 based on 288 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $27.
Employees with HVAC Mechanic in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 27.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (9.2% more) and Baltimore, Maryland (6.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Raleigh, North Carolina (16.5% less) and Dallas, Texas (9.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,043 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.4%
Early Career
23.0%
Mid Career
19.8%
Experienced
27.6%
Late Career
28.2%