Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an HVAC Mechanic is $23.10
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 $18.30 based on 207 salaries. A mid-career HVAC …Read more
What Do HVAC Mechanics Do?
An HVAC mechanic performs installation and maintenance tasks related to heating and cooling units such as heating systems, air conditioning systems, and refrigeration units. On a day-to-day basis, HVAC mechanics typically perform light maintenance on heating, cooling and vent systems; respond to emergency calls; and make at home visits to perform repairs. They also analyze systems to make sure they are running smoothly and efficiently; additionally, they must ensure systems are running safely. …Read more
- 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.