HVAC technician earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

HVAC technician salary by state

State Name Average Salary
District of Columbia $75,050
New Jersey $62,390
Hawaii $62,150
Alaska $61,400
Massachusetts $61,390
Minnesota $61,380
Connecticut $61,250
New York $60,970
Maryland $60,740
Rhode Island $60,600
North Dakota $60,400
Washington $60,010
New Hampshire $59,860
California $59,750
Nevada $59,430
Vermont $59,380
Wisconsin $58,680
Colorado $57,230
Oregon $57,180
Delaware $54,010
Illinois $53,500
Michigan $49,410
Iowa $49,100
Virginia $49,050
Ohio $48,810
Wyoming $48,750
Pennsylvania $48,700
Indiana $48,560
Maine $48,560
Nebraska $48,060
Missouri $48,040
Texas $47,980
Kansas $47,860
Montana $47,850
Utah $47,640
Louisiana $47,630
Kentucky $47,620
Arizona $47,590
North Carolina $47,330
Georgia $47,270
Oklahoma $47,200
South Dakota $47,170
Idaho $46,960
Alabama $46,940
Florida $46,940
New Mexico $46,640
Tennessee $46,640
West Virginia $46,150
South Carolina $43,090
Mississippi $39,460
Arkansas $38,440
Guam $37,190
Virgin Islands, U.S. $35,990
Puerto Rico $23,400

How do HVAC technician salaries compare to similar careers?

HVAC technicians earn about the same as related careers in Wisconsin. On average, they make less than pipelayers but more than drywall installers.

Career Median Salary
Pipelayer salary $68K
Electrician salary $63K
Crane operator salary $62K
Brickmason salary $62K
Building inspector salary $61K
HVAC technician salary $59K
Carpenter salary $49K
Cement mason salary $50K
Stonemason salary $48K
Drywall installer salary $48K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)