Mississippi HVAC Salary Information

HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) technicians work to install, repair, and maintain HVAC components as a contract employee or under a licensed contractor. Technicians are not themselves required to hold a license in the state of Mississippi, and, therefore, work under a contractor or agency that holds the appropriate regulatory documents. HVAC technicians generally work under the titles of HVAC service technicians, mechanics or HVAC installation technicians. Some technicians will also have training and work with or on refrigeration, electrical, solar or electromagnetic components. Nationally, HVAC technicians can expect to earn an average of $44,000 annually and that number increases to $48,000 annually if the technician is also certified in refrigeration (HVAC/R). The average HVAC technician salaries for job posting in Mississippi are 5% higher than the average HVAC technician salaries for job postings nationwide. According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database, the approximate hourly mean wage for HVAC mechanics and technicians in Mississippi is $16.92.


If you wish to work as an HVAC tech in “The Magnolia State”,  HVAC Journeyman can earn as much as $40,000 a year. For those of you who wish to work as HVAC Maintenance Technician handyperson expects to earn an annual salary of $29,000. Commercial HVAC technician aids commercial buildings to maintain its HVAC systems and ensures that the indoor work environment is comfortable and safe to anyone who stays in the building. In Mississippi, Commercial HVAC techs can earn as much as $49,000 annually. If you wish to focus on temperature control as an HVAC tech in Mississippi, expect to have a yearly salary of $39,000. However, if you opt to become an HVAC installer in Mississippi, expect to earn a lesser yearly salary of $32,000. For someone who chooses a career in the field of HVAC, you can also work as a Field Service Electrician; in Mississippi they earn as much as $107,000. Since nowadays there’s already an increasing demand for installation and maintenance of HVAC technology in residential spaces, working as a Residential HVAC Service Technician in Mississippi can be a good idea. During a study on August 9, 2015, it was found out that this kind of HVAC techs can earn as much as $52,000 annually.


The US Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, in terms of employment level in HVAC occupation, states that the Mississippi employment count is 1810. The annual mean wage for HVAC tech, based on this study which was conducted last May 2014, was found to be $ 35,200. In terms of percentile wages, 10 % of HVAC techs in Mississippi earns an annual salary of more than $54,020. The annual wage estimates also shows that 25% earn less than $44,520( 75% earn more than $44,520); 50% earn less than $33,680;(50% earn more than $33,680); and 75% earn less than $24,510 (25% earn more than $24,510). In every 1000 people employed in Mississippi, 2 of these are working in HVAC industry.

In general, as an HVAC techs salary will progress with more experience in this trade. Aside from years of experience, demand for higher salary rate are also expected for those HVAC techs that specializes on highly specialized industries (e.g. Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing, Natural Gas Distribution, Educational Support Services and Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution)  in HVAC since there’s a fewer competition on this niche and a higher HVAC education and training is needed before one can pursue a career on this type of HVAC industries.

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