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HVAC Technician salary in United States

How much does a HVAC Technician make in the United States?

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Most common benefits

$6,250per year
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The average salary for a hvac technician is $25.24 per hour in the United States and $6,250 overtime per year.40.3k salaries reported, updated at June 29, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Top companies for HVAC Technicians in United States

  1. Goettl Air Conditioning & Plumbing
    98 reviews19 salaries reported
    $66.62per hour
  2. $51.14per hour
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Highest paying cities for HVAC Technicians in United States

  1. Denver, CO
    $30.73 per hour
    308 salaries reported
  2. Phoenix, AZ
    $28.20 per hour
    334 salaries reported
  3. Salt Lake City, UT
    $26.57 per hour
    150 salaries reported
  1. Austin, TX
    $26.04 per hour
    278 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $24.89 per hour
    322 salaries reported
  3. Charlotte, NC
    $24.37 per hour
    258 salaries reported
  1. Las Vegas, NV
    $24.29 per hour
    193 salaries reported
  2. San Antonio, TX
    $23.85 per hour
    236 salaries reported
  3. Orlando, FL
    $23.53 per hour
    335 salaries reported
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Where can a HVAC Technician earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for HVAC Technicians

Top licenses
Professional Engineer
Top skills
Top fields of study
Business Degree

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Most common benefits for HVAC Technicians

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Bereavement leave
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Company truck
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Fuel card
  • Fuel discount
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid jury duty
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tools provided
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 3,909 ratings

53% of HVAC Technicians in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

HVAC Installer

31,315 job openings

Average $24.23 per hour

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