Salary for Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanics and Installers

Also known as:  Air Conditioning Service Technician, Bulk Cooler Installer, Evaporative Cooler Installer, Furnace Converter, Furnace Fitter, Gas Furnace Installer, Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Mechanic, Oil Burner Repairer, Oil Furnace Installer, Refrigeration Systems Installer helps construction professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Heating and air conditioning mechanics and installers diagnose, adjust, inspect and repair problems with heating and air conditioning units in residential homes and businesses. This job is not often dangerous, but workers are required to stand or bend in awkward positions for elongated periods of time. To be considered for this position, vocational training is almost always necessary. Once hired, one to two years of formal on-site training will usually be required before work can begin.

A Heating or Air Conditioning Mechanic or Installer can get a salary of somewhere between 32000 - 48000 depending on seniority levels. Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanics and Installers will normally get a wage of Forty Four Thousand Six Hundred dollars every year.

Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanics and Installers can get the best pay in the District of Columbia, where they can get average pay scales of close to about $56540. Professionals that work in this career obtain the most salary in Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, where they get average job salaries of $56450.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 17.00 percent nationwide in that time.
Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanics and Installers tend to make the most in the following industries
Information $56,450
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $55,110
Transportation and Warehousing $54,890
Utilities $54,000
Finance and Insurance $50,740
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $50,660
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Accommodation and Food Services $41,790
Construction $43,650
Retail Trade $45,010
Other Services (except Public Administration) $45,580
Educational Services $45,660
Manufacturing $46,620