Average HVAC Service Technician with Troubleshooting Skills Hourly Pay

$21.33
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,147
Bonus
$4,937
Commission
$2,300
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for an HVAC Service Technician with Troubleshooting skills is $21.33.
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$14.78
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$21.33
90%
$31.43
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $31
Bonus
$292 - $6,163
Profit Sharing
$404 - $8,109
Commission
$787 - $15,101
Total Pay
$32,359 - $72,605
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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.
The top respondents for the job title HVAC Service Technician are from the companies Service Experts, Air Conditioning Company and The Trane Company. Reported salaries are highest at The Trane Company where the average pay is $29.66. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Johnson Controls Inc and One Hour Air Conditioning and Heating, earning around $23.39 and $23.00, respectively. Service Experts pays the lowest at around $19.40. Airtron Inc and James River Air Conditioning Company also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $20.00 and $21.49, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for HVAC Service Technicians?

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

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 $14.78 based on 42 salaries. An early career HVAC Service Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.61 based on 595 salaries. A mid-career HVAC Service Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.68 based on 455 salaries. An experienced HVAC Service Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.30 based on 535 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 Cincinnati, Ohio earn an average of 12.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (10.2% more) and Dallas, Texas (9.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Columbus, Ohio (6.2% less), Atlanta, Georgia (4.4% less) and Houston, Texas (4.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,008 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.1%
Early Career
29.6%
Mid Career
22.7%
Experienced
26.6%
Late Career
19.0%