The surveys looked at salaries by region in the heating, air conditioning and ventilation sectors in the UK and were part of our on-going commitment to inform employers and those working in the industry.
The results show distinct variations by region with HVAC sales engineers who work in London and the South East commanding much higher average salaries than those in the North.
You will notice, however, that sales engineers in the North are generally more satisfied with their levels of pay.
The results were most marked in the commercial heating sector where 60% of commercial heating sales engineers covering the Midlands and the North of England earn a basic salary below £40K compared to 35% in London and the South East.
Two thirds (66%) of respondents working in the ventilation sector in London and the South East felt they were paid below market rates. 71% of respondents in the North of England and 64% of respondents in the Midlands were satisfied with their rate of pay.
Thank you again to those who took part and shared our survey with others. We will be repeating the process annually to keep our data up to date and as useful as possible.