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HVAC Mechanic Average Salary in Saudi Arabia 2019

How much money does a HVAC Mechanic make in Saudi Arabia?

8,247 SAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working as a HVAC Mechanic in Saudi Arabia typically earns around 8,247 SAR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. HVAC Mechanic salaries may differ drasticlty based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find detialed breakdown based on many different criteria.

HVAC Mechanic Salary Distribution in Saudi Arabia

Median and salary distribution monthly Saudi Arabia HVAC Mechanic

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

HVAC Mechanic salaries in Saudi Arabia range between 3,628 SAR per month (minimum salary) to 12,452 SAR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 8,329 SAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as HVAC Mechanic are earning less than 8,329 SAR while the other half are earning more than 8,329 SAR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working as HVAC Mechanic are earning less than 5,381 SAR while 75% of them are earning more than 5,381 SAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as HVAC Mechanic are earning less than 10,598 SAR while 25% are earning more than 10,598 SAR.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

HVAC Mechanic Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

0 - 2 Years    =  
4,378 SAR
2 - 5 Years    +31%  
5,746 SAR
5 - 10 Years    +18%  
6,805 SAR
10 - 15 Years    +27%  
8,658 SAR
15 - 20 Years    +12%  
9,717 SAR
20+ Years    +20%  
11,614 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Experience level is the most important factor in determining your salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down HVAC Mechanic salaries by experience level. A HVAC Mechanic with less than two years of experience makes approximatly 4,378 SAR per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 5,746 SAR per month, 31% more than someone with less than two year's experience. Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 6,805 SAR per month, 18% more than a person with two to five years of experience. Additionally, HVAC Mechanic(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 8,658 SAR per month, 27% more than a person with five to ten years of experience. If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 9,717 SAR per month, 12% more than a person with ten to fifteen years of experience. Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 11,614 SAR per month, 20% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Saudi Arabia HVAC Mechanic

HVAC Mechanic Salary Comparison By Education

Certificate or Diploma    =  
5,878 SAR
Bachelor's Degree    +29%  
7,599 SAR
Master's Degree    +26%  
9,584 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add into your income? We broke down HVAC Mechanic salaries by education level in order to make a comparison. When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary of a HVAC Mechanic is 5,878 SAR per month. While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 7,599 SAR per month, 29% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. A Master's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 9,584 SAR per month, 26% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.


Salary comparison by education level monthly Saudi Arabia HVAC Mechanic


HVAC Mechanic Salary Comparison By Gender

Female    =  
7,587 SAR
Male    +16%  
8,783 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male HVAC Mechanic employees in Saudi Arabia earn 16% more than their female counterparts.

Salary comparison by gender monthly Saudi Arabia HVAC Mechanic

Public / Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Private Sector    =  
7,174 SAR
Public Sector    +28%  
9,195 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the goverment? Public sector HVAC Mechanic employees in Saudi Arabia earn 28% more than their private sector counterparts.

Public vs private sector salaries monthly Saudi Arabia HVAC Mechanic

HVAC Mechanic Salary Trend and Forecast in Saudi Arabia

How are HVAC Mechanic salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Saudi Arabia HVAC Mechanic
Average Salary 2016    =  
7,592 SAR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
7,873 SAR
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
8,093 SAR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
8,247 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
HVAC Mechanic salaries in Saudi Arabia are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 2% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

HVAC Mechanic Average Hourly Wage in Saudi Arabia

48 SAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Saudi Arabia for HVAC Mechanic is 48 SAR. This means that the average HVAC Mechanic in Saudi Arabia earns approximatly 48 SAR for every worked hour.


Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

HVAC Mechanic VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between HVAC Mechanic and Facilities / Maintenance / Repair monthly Saudi ArabiaWe compared Saudi Arabia salaries for HVAC Mechanic, Facilities / Maintenance / Repair, and All Jobs and we found that HVAC Mechanic salaries are 30% less than those of Facilities / Maintenance / Repair. We also found out that Facilities / Maintenance / Repair salaries are 30% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Assembly Supervisor11,496 SAR+39%
Assistant Contract Manager14,282 SAR+73%
Building and Grounds Supervisor11,958 SAR+45%
Building Control Officer10,757 SAR+30%
Building Services Engineer14,080 SAR+71%
Calibration Technician10,248 SAR+24%
Carpenter10,811 SAR+31%
Cemetery Manager11,336 SAR+37%
Chief Building Official15,846 SAR+92%
Clinical Facilities Planning Manager17,164 SAR+108%
Contracts Manager13,907 SAR+69%
Facilities Director17,215 SAR+109%
Facilities Engineer13,219 SAR+60%
Facilities Maintenance Manager14,856 SAR+80%
Facilities Manager14,922 SAR+81%
Field Service Manager14,196 SAR+72%
Field Service Technician8,206 SAR-0%
Fire Alarm System Installer10,844 SAR+31%
Glazier8,077 SAR-2%
HVAC Mechanic8,247 SAR=
Laborer6,839 SAR-17%
Maintenance Fitter7,838 SAR-5%
Maintenance Officer8,238 SAR-0%
Maintenance Supervisor10,819 SAR+31%
Maintenance Worker6,969 SAR-15%
Mechanic9,932 SAR+20%
Plant Engineer12,675 SAR+54%
Service Operations Manager14,743 SAR+79%
Technician8,109 SAR-2%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Abha8,233 SAR
Dammam8,429 SAR
Jeddah9,276 SAR
Khubar8,469 SAR
Mecca8,687 SAR
Medina9,003 SAR
Riyadh8,939 SAR
Tabuk8,266 SAR
Taif8,377 SAR
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