$39,685
Avg. Salary
$16.36
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$900

Bonus

$1,030

Profit Sharing

$3,044

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an HVAC Technician is $16.36 per hour.

The average pay for an HVAC Technician is $39,685 per year.

$11.98
10%
$16.36
50%
$22.91
90%
MEDIAN $16.36
$25k
10%
$40k
50%
$56k
90%
MEDIAN $39,685
$24,876 - $55,588
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$56K
MEDIAN: $39,685
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$11.98 - $22.91
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$0$55K
Salary $24,876 - $55,588
Bonus $146 - $3,053
Profit Sharing $20.27 - $5,051
Commission $488 - $8,036
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,426 - $53,240
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 395
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $11.98 - $22.91
Hourly Tips $0.03 - $1.27
Overtime $17.97 - $34.98
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $146 - $3,053
Commission $488 - $8,036
Profit Sharing $20.27 - $5,051
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,426 - $53,240
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,680

Job Description for HVAC Technician

HVAC technicians work year-round, installing, repairing, and maintaining the machines that regulate temperature and ventilation in buildings. They work on heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. They may be self-employed or work for a larger company that manage businesses or large residential properties.

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HVAC Technician Tasks
  • Respond to customer service needs, installing, repairing, checking, and testing systems for performance problems.
  • Document all activities, parts, equipment used, and travel in log book.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and part repairs according to schedule.
  • Instruct end users in appropriate use of HVAC and environmental systems.

HVAC Technician Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,426

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level HVAC Technicians, 37 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level HVAC Technicians will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+19 percent), Columbus (+15 percent), San Diego (+13 percent), and Dallas (+12 percent). Austin is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 15 percent. Philadelphia and Chicago are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 14 percent lower and 12 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for HVAC Technician

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 414 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
17%

Skills That Affect HVAC Technician Salaries

HVAC
▲7%



▲2%

Controls
▲2%


National Average
$36,000


Maintenance
▼2%


Install
▼3%

HVAC System Design
▼5%

Refrigeration
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 414 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 39%