Average HVAC Service Technician with Residential Skills Hourly Pay

$19.87
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,027
Bonus
$4,838
Commission
$2,500
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The average hourly pay for an HVAC Service Technician with Residential skills is $19.87.
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$13.95
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$19.87
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$28.96
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $29
Bonus
$301 - $6,082
Profit Sharing
$405 - $6,608
Commission
$965 - $14,795
Total Pay
$30,529 - $67,236
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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.
The top respondents for the job title HVAC Service Technician are from the companies Service Experts, One Hour Air Conditioning and Heating and Air Conditioning Company. Reported salaries are highest at HVAC Solutions, Inc. where the average pay is $22.00. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Sears Holdings Corporation and Hiller Plumbing Heating, earning around $21.64 and $20.35, respectively. Airtron Inc pays the lowest at around $16.68. Service Experts and Air Conditioning Company also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $18.27 and $19.00, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for HVAC Service Technicians?

Skills in System Repair, Systems Troubleshooting, Commercial, Maintenance and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $14.67 based on 50 salaries. An early career HVAC Service Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.85 based on 701 salaries. A mid-career HVAC Service Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.67 based on 432 salaries. An experienced HVAC Service Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.93 based on 501 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with HVAC Service Technician in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 24.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (8.7% more) and Dallas, Texas (4.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (9.6% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,981 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.5%
Early Career
35.4%
Mid Career
21.8%
Experienced
25.3%
Late Career
15.0%