Average Entry-Level HVAC Service Technician Hourly Pay

$14.84
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Bonus
$2,400
Commission
$491
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level HVAC Service Technician is $14.84.
10%
$10.94
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$14.84
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$19.74
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90%
MEDIAN $14.84
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $20
Profit Sharing
$246 - $1,000
Commission
$0 - $15,087
Total Pay
$23,600 - $45,184

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Job Description for HVAC Service Technician

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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for HVAC Service Technician. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
HVAC Service Technician
HVAC Technician
HVAC Service Manager
HVAC Refrigeration Technician
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for HVAC Service Technician

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

Pay by Experience Level for HVAC Service Technician

An early career HVAC Service Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.23 based on 2,859 salaries. A mid-career HVAC Service Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.40 based on 1,906 salaries. An experienced HVAC Service Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.44 based on 2,359 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $27.
Employees with HVAC Service Technician in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 3.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (2.6% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (0.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (4.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 9,020 survey responses.
Early Career
31.7%
Mid Career
21.1%
Experienced
26.2%
Late Career
21.0%