Average HVAC Service Technician with Systems Troubleshooting Skills Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$21.31
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$1,375
Bonus
$4,098
Commission
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The average hourly pay for an HVAC Service Technician with Systems Troubleshooting skills in Houston, Texas is $21.31.
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$14.79
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $33
Bonus
$296 - $3,973
Commission
$0 - $4,098
Total Pay
$33,860 - $74,452
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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 in System Repair and Commercial are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Residential, Maintenance and Troubleshooting.

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 $15.26 based on 5 salaries. An early career HVAC Service Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.20 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career HVAC Service Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.25 based on 25 salaries. An experienced HVAC Service Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.00 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $28.
Employees with HVAC Service Technician in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 25.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (24.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (12.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Richmond, Virginia (2.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 66 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.6%
Early Career
21.2%
Mid Career
37.9%
Experienced
19.7%
Late Career
13.6%