The average salary for an Early-Career HVAC Mechanical Engineer is $62,494.
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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 busines…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for HVAC Mechanical Engineer
The top respondents for the job title HVAC Mechanical Engineer are from the companies Jacobs Engineering Group Inc, Syska Hennessy Group, Inc. and CDH Partners, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Jacobs Engineering Group Inc where the average pay is $69,409. CDH Partners, Inc. pays the lowest at around $57,391.
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Popular Skills for HVAC Mechanical Engineer
HVAC System Design
Autodesk Revit MEP
Autodesk AutoCAD MEP
Skills in HVAC System Design, Autodesk AutoCAD and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD MEP and Autodesk Revit MEP.
Pay by Experience Level for HVAC Mechanical Engineer
An entry-level HVAC Mechanical Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $57,604 based on 83 salaries. A mid-career HVAC Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,100 based on 129 salaries. An experienced HVAC Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,586 based on 75 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $102,062.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with HVAC Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 6.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (3.2% more) and San Diego, California (1.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (10.4% less), Portland, Oregon (2.4% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (1.8% less).
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