Average Entry-Level HVAC Mechanical Engineer Salary

$57,746
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$2,760
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The average salary for an Entry-Level HVAC Mechanical Engineer is $57,746.
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$46k
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MEDIAN $57,746
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$46k - $67k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $4k
Total Pay
$41k - $68k

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Job Description for HVAC Mechanical Engineer

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.

Career Paths

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HVAC Mechanical Engineer
Mechanical Engineer
Senior Mechanical Engineer
HVAC Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for HVAC Mechanical Engineer

Skills in HVAC System Design and Autodesk Revit MEP are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Engineering Design, Microsoft Office and Autodesk AutoCAD.

Pay by Experience Level for HVAC Mechanical Engineer

An early career HVAC Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $62,678 based on 250 salaries. A mid-career HVAC Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,896 based on 129 salaries. An experienced HVAC Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,105 based on 71 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $102,062.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 503 survey responses.
Early Career
49.7%
Mid Career
25.6%
Experienced
14.1%
Late Career
10.5%