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HVAC technician salary in Chicago, IL

How much does a HVAC Technician make in Chicago, IL?

Average base salary

above national average
Average $31.01
Low $18.09
High $53.15
$6,750per year
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a hvac technician is $31.01 per hour in Chicago, IL and $6,750 overtime per year.204 salaries reported, updated at September 23, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in Chicago, IL

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Top companies for HVAC Technicians in Chicago, IL

  1. National Facilities Direct Corp
    42 reviews6 salaries reported
    $56.92per hour
  2. $38.96per hour
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Highest paying cities for HVAC Technicians near Chicago, IL

  1. Arlington Heights, IL
    $45.58 per hour
    30 salaries reported
  2. Plainfield, IL
    $39.74 per hour
    45 salaries reported
  3. Schaumburg, IL
    $37.02 per hour
    54 salaries reported
  1. Elgin, IL
    $32.77 per hour
    31 salaries reported
  2. Highland Park, IL
    $31.61 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  3. Springfield, IL
    $31.38 per hour
    26 salaries reported
  1. Chicago, IL
    $31.01 per hour
    204 salaries reported
  2. East Peoria, IL
    $29.02 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  3. Bloomington, IL
    $25.99 per hour
    32 salaries reported
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Where can a HVAC Technician earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for HVAC Technicians

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Professional Engineer
Top skills
Top fields of study
Business Degree

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Most common benefits for HVAC Technicians

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Bereavement leave
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Company truck
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Fuel card
  • Fuel discount
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid jury duty
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tools provided
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 3,909 ratings

53% of HVAC Technicians in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Chicago, IL?

HVAC Installer

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Average $25.90 per hour

Refrigeration Technician

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Average $32.98 per hour

Air Conditioning Technician

Job openings

Average $21.25 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a HVAC Technician

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