The average hourly pay for an HVAC Service Technician with System Repair skills is $21.80.
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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.
Popular Employer Salaries for HVAC Service Technician
The top respondents for the job title HVAC Service Technician are from the companies The Trane Company, Service Experts and One Hour Air Conditioning and Heating. Reported salaries are highest at Comfort Systems Usa Inc where the average pay is $27.75. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Trane Company and CMS Mechanical Services, earning around $26.59 and $25.64, respectively. Service Experts pays the lowest at around $20.04. Air Conditioning Company and One Hour Air Conditioning and Heating also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $20.32 and $21.25, respectively.
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Popular Skills for HVAC Service Technician
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Systems Troubleshooting and Commercial are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Residential, Troubleshooting and Maintenance.
Pay by Experience Level for HVAC Service Technician
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 $15.18 based on 90 salaries. An early career HVAC Service Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.80 based on 1,335 salaries. A mid-career HVAC Service Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.12 based on 1,035 salaries. An experienced HVAC Service Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.16 based on 1,219 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 Denver, Colorado earn an average of 21.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cincinnati, Ohio (15.3% more) and Dallas, Texas (14.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (6.0% less), Atlanta, Georgia (3.3% less) and Houston, Texas (2.1% less).
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