Average HVAC Service Technician with Systems Troubleshooting Skills Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$24.35
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$509
Bonus
$3,900
Commission
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The average hourly pay for an HVAC Service Technician with Systems Troubleshooting skills in Chicago, Illinois is $24.35.
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$14.93
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$24.35
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$32.84
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $33
Bonus
$300 - $1,500
Commission
$1,965 - $8,139
Total Pay
$35,816 - $80,976
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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 that pay less than market rate include Residential, Troubleshooting, Maintenance, Commercial and System Repair.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for HVAC Service Technicians?

An early career HVAC Service Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.00 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career HVAC Service Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.10 based on 11 salaries. An experienced HVAC Service Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.37 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $32.
Employees with HVAC Service Technician in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 9.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (8.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (14.9% less), Richmond, Virginia (14.7% less) and Columbus, Ohio (12.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 41 survey responses.
Early Career
24.4%
Mid Career
26.8%
Experienced
31.7%
Late Career
17.1%