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

Average HVAC Technician Hourly Wage in the United States

HVAC Technicians earn a median hourly wage of $22.07. Hourly wages typically start from $13.67 and go up to $35.26.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average HVAC Technician Yearly Salary in the United States

HVAC Technicians earn a median salary of $45,910 per year. Salaries typically start from $28,440 and go up to $73,350.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Employment Type Mix

91%
Full-Time
9%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

3.2
SCORE
253
RATINGS
HVAC Technicians average a score of 3.2 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places HVAC Technicians in the 64th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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HVAC Technician Earnings by Seniority

Top End HVAC Technician Earnings

The highest earning HVAC Technicians in the United States earn:

$35.26
an hour
$73,350
per year
Senior HVAC Technician Earnings

Senior HVAC Technicians in the United States earn:

$28.35
an hour
$58,960
per year
Experienced HVAC Technician Earnings

Experienced HVAC Technicians in the United States earn:

$22.07
an hour
$45,910
per year
Junior HVAC Technician Earnings

Junior HVAC Technicians in the United States earn:

$17.04
an hour
$35,440
per year
Starting HVAC Technician Earnings

Starting HVAC Technicians in the United States earn:

$13.67
an hour
$28,440
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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HVAC Technician salary comparison

HVAC Technicians earn more than 53% percent of Trades careers. HVAC Technician salaries are in the bottom 51% of all careers in the United States.

Elevator Mechanic Salary $80k
Avionics Technician Salary $60k
Radio Mechanic Salary $52k
Wellhead Pumper Salary $49k
HVAC Technician Salary $45k
Pump Operator Salary $43k
Cement Mason Salary $39k
Log Grader Salary $37k
Cabinetmaker Salary $33k
Sewing Machine Operator Salary $23k
Source:

Historical salary for HVAC Technicians in the United States

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

HVAC Technician salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
HVAC Technician Salary in District of Columbia $32.33 $67,250 # 1
HVAC Technician Salary in Hawaii $33.03 $68,700 # 2
HVAC Technician Salary in Alaska $31.09 $64,660 # 3
HVAC Technician Salary in North Dakota $28.12 $58,480 # 4
HVAC Technician Salary in New Jersey $27.20 $56,570 # 5
HVAC Technician Salary in Illinois $27.32 $56,820 # 6
HVAC Technician Salary in Massachusetts $26.95 $56,060 # 7
HVAC Technician Salary in Washington $26.66 $55,450 # 8
HVAC Technician Salary in Connecticut $27.18 $56,530 # 9
HVAC Technician Salary in New York $25.38 $52,790 # 10
HVAC Technician Salary in Maryland $26.14 $54,380 # 11
HVAC Technician Salary in California $24.76 $51,500 # 12
HVAC Technician Salary in Colorado $26.20 $54,490 # 13
HVAC Technician Salary in Nevada $26.07 $54,220 # 14
HVAC Technician Salary in Minnesota $24.63 $51,230 # 15
HVAC Technician Salary in Rhode Island $26.14 $54,370 # 16
HVAC Technician Salary in Delaware $25.05 $52,100 # 17
HVAC Technician Salary in Oregon $22.39 $46,580 # 18
HVAC Technician Salary in Iowa $23.36 $48,580 # 19
HVAC Technician Salary in New Hampshire $23.68 $49,250 # 20
HVAC Technician Salary in Pennsylvania $22.79 $47,390 # 21
HVAC Technician Salary in Vermont $22.99 $47,830 # 22
HVAC Technician Salary in Kansas $22.10 $45,970 # 23
HVAC Technician Salary in Wisconsin $22.85 $47,520 # 24
HVAC Technician Salary in Virginia $22.96 $47,750 # 25
HVAC Technician Salary in Utah $22.20 $46,180 # 26
HVAC Technician Salary in Missouri $22.19 $46,150 # 27
HVAC Technician Salary in Montana $21.36 $44,440 # 28
HVAC Technician Salary in Michigan $22.34 $46,460 # 29
HVAC Technician Salary in Nebraska $21.16 $44,010 # 30
HVAC Technician Salary in Wyoming $21.84 $45,420 # 31
HVAC Technician Salary in Ohio $21.88 $45,510 # 32
HVAC Technician Salary in Maine $21.67 $45,070 # 33
HVAC Technician Salary in South Dakota $21.57 $44,860 # 34
HVAC Technician Salary in Arizona $20.54 $42,720 # 35
HVAC Technician Salary in Oklahoma $21.11 $43,910 # 36
HVAC Technician Salary in Louisiana $20.62 $42,890 # 37
HVAC Technician Salary in Indiana $19.68 $40,930 # 38
HVAC Technician Salary in Texas $20.10 $41,820 # 39
HVAC Technician Salary in Georgia $20.60 $42,840 # 40
HVAC Technician Salary in Tennessee $19.59 $40,750 # 41
HVAC Technician Salary in Kentucky $19.11 $39,750 # 42
HVAC Technician Salary in North Carolina $19.38 $40,320 # 43
HVAC Technician Salary in South Carolina $19.40 $40,340 # 44
HVAC Technician Salary in New Mexico $19.90 $41,390 # 45
HVAC Technician Salary in Idaho $19.13 $39,790 # 46
HVAC Technician Salary in Florida $18.42 $38,320 # 47
HVAC Technician Salary in Alabama $18.09 $37,620 # 48
HVAC Technician Salary in Mississippi $17.91 $37,240 # 49
HVAC Technician Salary in West Virginia $16.46 $34,240 # 50
HVAC Technician Salary in Arkansas $17.26 $35,900 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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