HVAC Mechanical Engineer Salary

The average salary for an HVAC Mechanical Engineer is $63,494 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Project Management and Design.
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$50,230 - $95,396
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$63K
$95K
MEDIAN: $63,434
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$12.17 - $39.59
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MEDIAN: $26.50
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$0$97K
Salary $50,230 - $95,396
Bonus $101.37 - $12,585
Profit Sharing $503 - $7,946
Total Pay (?
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$45,041 - $97,309
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 280
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $12.17 - $39.59
Overtime $21.33 - $54.10
Annual Data $0$97K
Bonus $101.37 - $12,585
Profit Sharing $503 - $7,946
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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$45,041 - $97,309
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 80

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Job Description for HVAC Mechanical Engineer

HVAC mechanical engineers are involved in almost every phase of a project. They begin with customer consultations and preexisting condition assessments, then assisting with sales departments in choosing appropriate customer solutions. After that, they work with the design teams to create the custom concept and maintain contact with the installation teams for troubleshooting and system upkeep throughout the lifetime of the system. An HVAC mechanical engineer typically works during regular business hours, although they often need emergency on-call availability. Occasional travel is necessary. While much of their work is done in an office, HVAC mechanical engineering often requires field work and being on-site for inspections.

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HVAC Mechanical Engineer Tasks

  • Design HVAC systems, including writing specifications.
  • Troubleshoot, analyze, and assess installations and designs to identify problems.
  • Calculate heating and cooling needs and tolerances, designing controls, and maintenance protocols.
  • Develop proposals, estimates, and schedules for HVAC systems and bids.
  • Perform reviews to establish feasibility and quality of installation, space and maintenance needs.

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Pay by Experience Level for HVAC Mechanical Engineer

Pay by Experience for an HVAC Mechanical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level HVAC Mechanical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 213 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An HVAC Mechanical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 93 salaries. An experienced HVAC Mechanical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 47 salaries. An HVAC Mechanical 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 28 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,510

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Key Stats for HVAC Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects HVAC Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲27%

▲21%

▲18%

National Average
$65,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect HVAC Mechanical Engineer Salaries


▲13%






Autodesk Revit MEP
▼0%


Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$65,000

▼2%



▼7%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 7%
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