Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an HVAC Technician is $18.39
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 $17.42 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career HVAC Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.29 based on 9 salaries.
What Do HVAC Technicians Do?
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.
HVAC technicians may work on installing the equipment needed for heating and cooling in a building; this typically involves reading the blueprints and preparing the building for …Read more
- 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.