HVAC technician earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

HVAC technician salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Illinois $59,590
District of Columbia $68,830
Hawaii $61,670
Alaska $66,760
Connecticut $62,270
Massachusetts $58,800
New York $57,820
New Jersey $57,640
Maryland $56,910
Washington $54,580
California $55,140
North Dakota $52,760
Colorado $51,880
Kansas $51,611
Minnesota $51,380
Iowa $49,025
Rhode Island $52,980
Wisconsin $51,020
Nevada $53,690
Delaware $50,610
New Hampshire $51,320
Maine $47,430
Virginia $49,970
Vermont $49,340
Oregon $46,970
Texas $45,753
Michigan $46,830
Montana $43,760
Nebraska $45,980
South Carolina $45,240
Utah $46,930
Missouri $45,370
Ohio $46,870
Wyoming $47,240
Pennsylvania $43,249
South Dakota $45,580
Indiana $43,456
New Mexico $44,860
Kentucky $42,564
Oklahoma $40,740
Tennessee $41,460
Louisiana $42,760
Virgin Islands $36,760
North Carolina $41,820
Florida $40,620
Arizona $39,332
Idaho $39,182
Georgia $40,490
West Virginia $37,630
Alabama $37,297
Mississippi $38,840
Arkansas $38,193
Guam $35,690
Puerto Rico $22,840

How do HVAC technician salaries compare to similar careers?

HVAC technicians earn 12% less than similar careers in South Dakota. On average, they make less than architects but more than ironworkers.

Career Median Salary
Architect salary $78K
Surveyor salary $66K
Crane operator salary $57K
Brickmason salary $51K
Building and construction inspector salary $48K
HVAC technician salary $46K
Electrician salary $45K
Pipefitter salary $42K
Plumber salary $42K
Ironworker salary $42K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)