The average hourly pay for an HVAC Service Technician with Commercial skills in Austin, Texas is $22.77.
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Job Description for HVAC Service Technician
A heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) service technician starts an appointment with a customer by asking about any problems with the heating, ventilation, and/or air conditioning systems in the client's home or business. From there, the technician will carefully examine the equipment in question to diagnose and troubleshoot the problem. Once the issue is determined, the technician provides the customer with a repair quote and, if authorized, begins to repair or replace defective equ…Read more
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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Popular Skills for HVAC Service Technician
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Skills that pay less than market rate include Residential, Controls, Electronic Troubleshooting, Systems Troubleshooting and System Repair.
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 $15.26 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career HVAC Service Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.00 based on 6 salaries. An experienced HVAC Service Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $27.26 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $28.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with HVAC Service Technician in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 11.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (10.8% more) and Dallas, Texas (9.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Richmond, Virginia (12.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (4.8% less).
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