When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $115K per year) can be spotted in Fremont, Calif.; Salt Lake City, Utah ($85K), San Francisco, Calif. ($80K), and San Mateo, Calif. (about $60K) are the next top-paying cities. Roseville, Calif. is near the bottom for pay at $25K. SolarCity Corporation workers in New York earn the most — approximately $75K annually on average.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $85K per year. The largest fraction of SolarCity Corporation people (46 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $49K annually on average.
Earning approximately $75K per year on average, Technical Project Managers receive the most money, followed by Technical Sourcers (around $60K), Residential PV Systems Designers ($45K), and Outside Sales Representatives ($33K). Financial compensation for Documentation Specialists is rather low — on average only approximately $25K — relative to the rest of the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $90K annually for OSHA 30 hour Certificate Holder Holders, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Acquiring certification to be a First Aid Administrator is rewarded with median pay of $42K per year. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) make the most here, hauling in $120K annually.
Employees who count Project Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $75K per year. A relatively widespread skill at SolarCity Corporation is Microsoft Excel; nearly one-seventh of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Office, Customer Relationship Management, and Field Sales.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, SolarCity Corporation gives paid vacation to 36 percent and paid sick leave to a quarter of survey participants. A majority of survey participants participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. The vast majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of employees also include dental insurance. SolarCity Corporation employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, stock options, free drinks, and flexible hours.