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Air & Hydronic Balancing Technician Salary

$42,897 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$631

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 20, 2019

The average pay for an Air & Hydronic Balancing Technician is $42,897 a year and $21 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Air & Hydronic Balancing Technician is between $32,076 and $51,889. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for an Air & Hydronic Balancing Technician. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Inspects, tests, adjusts, and balances heating, cooling, and ventilating systems in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings, using specialized tools and test equipment, to attain performance standards specified in system design: studies system blueprints, specifications, and performance data to determine configuration and purpose of system components, such as motors, pumps, fans, switches, ducts, or pipes.
  • Discusses system malfunctions with users to isolate problems.
  • Inspects system to verify system compliance with plans and specifications and to detect malfunctions in system component parts.
  • Adjusts system controls to settings recommended by vendor to prepare to perform tests.
  • Tests performance of air and hydronic systems, using specialized tools and test equipment, such as pitot tube, manometer, anemometer, velometer, tachometer, psychrometer, and thermometer, to isolate problems and determine where adjustments are necessary.
  • Opens or closes louvers in system ductwork or adjusts flow control valves in piping to balance system, using handtools such as pliers, screwdriver, or wrenches.
  • Discusses system operation with users to verify that malfunctions have been corrected.
Air & Hydronic Balancing Technician Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

Job family population: 324,310

Estimated population of Air & Hydronic Balancing Technician jobs: 27,103

Rate of error: 1.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$49,730
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Air & Hydronic Balancing Technician Job Listings for United States

HVAC Technician
Nov 18
Dallas, TX, USA
RareFind Search Consultants, LLC
... hydronic, VRV/VRF is a plus. * Valid driver's license and clean driving record. * Perform on-site ... balance on ladders and scaffold; kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, push, pull, twist, grasp and feel on ...
Field Engineer - HVAC Test & Balance Technician
Sep 4
Fort Mill, SC, USA
National TAB
We perform HVAC balancing for our clients, large and small, throughout the United States. Our technicians perform the certified testing, adjusting, and balancing of specialized heating, cooling ...
Building Technician - 2nd Shift
Sep 17
Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Oklahoma County
Inspects, tests, adjusts and balances heating, cooling and ventilation systems by performing the ... Tests performance of air and hydronic systems to isolate problems and determine where adjustments ...
Boiler / HVAC Installation Technician
Oct 15
Littleton, CO, USA
Advanced Hydronics, Inc.
BOILER / HVAC INSTALLATION TECHNICIAN WANTED ... Advanced Hydronics, Inc. has been operating and serving customers in the Denver, CO metro and ...
HVAC Technician
Nov 18
Denver, CO, USA
Impact Heating and Cooling INC
We participate in the forced air, hydronic, geothermal, add on/replacement, service, design, and ... technicians and installers, and building long lasting relationships. What we provide is trust ...

The average pay for an Air & Hydronic Balancing Technician is $42,897 a year and $21 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Air & Hydronic Balancing Technician is between $32,076 and $51,889. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for an Air & Hydronic Balancing Technician. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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... hydronic, VRV/VRF is a plus. * Valid driver's license and clean driving record. * Perform on-site ... balance on ladders and scaffold; kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, push, pull, twist, grasp and feel on ...
Field Engineer - HVAC Test & Balance Technician
Sep 4
Fort Mill, SC, USA
National TAB
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