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Heating & Air Conditioning Mechanic (HVAC) Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$62,904 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Heating & Air Conditioning Mechanic (HVAC) is $62,904 a year and $30 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Heating & Air Conditioning Mechanic (HVAC) is between $45,628 and $77,305. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Heating & Air Conditioning Mechanic (HVAC). This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Installs, services, and repairs heating, ventilating, air conditioning systems, and related environmental-control systems utilizing knowledge of heating and refrigeration theory, pipefitting, and structural layout.
  • Mounts compressor and condenser units on platform or floor, using hand tools, following blueprints or engineering specifications.
  • Fabricates, assembles, and installs ductwork and chassis parts, using portable metalworking tools and welding equipment.
Heating & Air Conditioning Mechanic (HVAC) Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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

Job family population: 307,060

Estimated population of Heating & Air Conditioning Mechanic (HVAC) jobs: 27,344

Rate of error: 1.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Heating & Air Conditioning Mechanic (HVAC) Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Service Technician HVAC
May 13
Chicago, IL, USA
Mechanical Sales, Inc.
Field Service Technician Project Start-up; HVAC System Optimization; Project Coordination; Owner Instruction; Warranty Support; System Preventive Maintenance Knowledge of HVAC Terms and Systems ...
HVAC Mechanic/Sheet Metal Installer
May 3
Des Plaines, IL, USA
Battaglia Industries, Inc
We are looking for a talented HVAC Mechanic/Sheet Metal installer to join our team! We keep on growing because we only hire the best. You've probably seen our trucks and our ads. What you don't know ...
Mechanical Engineer HVAC
Apr 25
Chicago, IL, USA
Human Capital Pursuit
We're looking for an experienced Mechanical Engineer with HVAC design experience for a client in the Chicago area. This is an excellent opportunity to work with one of the leading engineer firms in ...
HVAC Engineer
May 16
Chicago, IL, USA
Cresco Labs
Job Summary Cresco Labs is seeking a Corporate HVAC Engineer to support design and optimization of ... Required Experience, Education and Skills • BS in mechanical, industrial or manufacturing ...
HVAC Service Technician
Apr 23
Chicago, IL, USA
Sievert Mechanical Services Inc.
Become part of Sievert Mechanical Services (SMS) . Since 1917, five generations of the Sievert family have continued to build and broaden a reputation for providing value and quality oriented HVAC/R ...
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