HVAC Mechanic I Salary in the United States

How much does a HVAC Mechanic I make in the United States? The average HVAC Mechanic I salary in the United States is $46,329 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $41,005 and $52,497. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

HVAC Mechanic I performs maintenance and service repairs on heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems. Installs new units or replacement parts for existing units according to specifications and established safety guidelines. Being a HVAC Mechanic I maintains and secures a spare parts inventory, recommends purchasing of maintenance equipment and supplies as required to improve processes and efficiencies. May be required to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty. Additionally, HVAC Mechanic I requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The HVAC Mechanic I gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be a HVAC Mechanic I typically requires 1-3 years of related experience or may have 0 years of experience plus an associates degree, or additional training, or certification. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    HVAC Mechanic I

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  2. Up a level:

    HVAC Mechanic II

    3 - 5 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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