Average Experienced HVAC Service Technician Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$28.49
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$500
Bonus
$1,750
Commission
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced HVAC Service Technician in Chicago, Illinois is $28.49.
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$20.43
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$28.49
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$32.60
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Hourly Rate
$20 - $33
Bonus
$0 - $500
Commission
$0 - $1,750
Total Pay
$43,117 - $87,262
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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.

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What Are Popular Skills for HVAC Service Technicians?

Skills in Systems Troubleshooting, Commercial, Residential 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 $17.00 based on 5 salaries. An early career HVAC Service Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.28 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career HVAC Service Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.45 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $33.
Employees with HVAC Service Technician in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 1.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (22.8% less), Nashville, Tennessee (19.3% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (18.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 61 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.2%
Early Career
42.6%
Mid Career
31.1%
Late Career
18.0%