Average HVAC Technician with Maintenance Skills Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$20.59
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The average hourly pay for an HVAC Technician with Maintenance skills in Chicago, Illinois is $20.59.
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$12.26
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$20.59
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$35.33
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What Do HVAC Technicians Do?

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.

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What Are Popular Skills for HVAC Technicians?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for HVAC Technicians?

An early career HVAC Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.00 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career HVAC Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.00 based on 7 salaries. An experienced HVAC Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $27.00 based on 4 salaries.
Employees with HVAC Technician in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 3.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (18.7% less), San Antonio, Texas (18.2% less) and Houston, Texas (8.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 20 survey responses.
Early Career
45.0%
Mid Career
35.0%
Experienced
20.0%