Average HVAC Service Technician Hourly Pay

$21.44
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$1,024
Bonus
$4,853
Commission
$2,039
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The average hourly pay for an HVAC Service Technician is $21.44.
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$14.54
MEDIAN
$21.44
90%
$32.03
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $32
Bonus
$294 - $5,530
Profit Sharing
$480 - $7,641
Commission
$970 - $14,751
Total Pay
$31,178 - $73,409
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What Do HVAC Service Technicians Do?

HVAC Service Technician Tasks
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot problems with HVAC equipment.
  • Repair or replace defective equipment, components, or wiring on HVAC equipment.
  • Carry out preventative maintenance tasks and inspections on HVAC equipment.

Job Satisfaction for HVAC Service Technician

4 out of 5
(1,525)
Highly Satisfied
92Reviews
The top respondents for the job title HVAC Service Technician are from the companies The Trane Company, Service Experts and Comfort Systems Usa Inc. Reported salaries are highest at The Trane Company where the average pay is $27.69. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Comfort Systems Usa Inc and Johnson Controls Inc, earning around $26.61 and $24.77, respectively. One Hour Air Conditioning and Heating pays the lowest at around $19.88. Service Experts and Air Conditioning Company also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $20.04 and $20.53, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for HVAC Service Technicians?

Skills in System Repair, Systems Troubleshooting and Commercial are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Residential and Maintenance.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for HVAC Service Technicians?

An entry-level HVAC Service Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.04 based on 274 salaries. An early career HVAC Service Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.65 based on 2,569 salaries. A mid-career HVAC Service Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.20 based on 1,709 salaries. An experienced HVAC Service Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.00 based on 2,089 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $28.
Employees with HVAC Service Technician in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 24.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (10.0% more) and Indianapolis, Indiana (8.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (2.6% less), Atlanta, Georgia (1.9% less) and Charlotte, North Carolina (0.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 8,356 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.3%
Early Career
30.7%
Mid Career
20.5%
Experienced
25.0%
Late Career
20.5%