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Average Salary for SolarCity Corporation Employees

The typical salary at SolarCity Corporation is $53K annually. Though your city and your role at the company are influential salary factors for those at SolarCity Corporation, how long you've been working turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This synopsis is derived from the responses of individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

SolarCity Corporation typically pays:
below market

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Employer: SolarCity Corporation
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Solar Energy System Installer (4)
$24,834 - $58,773  
[-]Solar Energy System Installer (4)
Total Pay$24,834 - $58,773  
[+]Project Coordinator, (Unknown Type / General) (2)
$22,766 - $46,628  
[+]Project Coordinator, (Unknown Type / General) (2)
Total Pay$22,766 - $46,628  
[+]Warehouse Clerk (2)
$21,511 - $39,697  
[+]Warehouse Clerk (2)
Total Pay$21,511 - $39,697  
[+]Energy Advisor (2)
$22,771 - $64,133  
[+]Energy Advisor (2)
Salary$24,917 - $67,383  
Total Pay$22,771 - $64,133  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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Years of Experience

For employees with five to ten years at the company, wages tend to be at the about $67K mark. By and large, the biggest segment of SolarCity Corporation's workforce (46 percent) have been working for one to four years and take home approximately $48K per year.


Median pay is highest in San Jose (around $90K annually), followed by New York ($80K), San Francisco ($67K), and San Mateo ($65K). Las Vegas is near the bottom for pay at $34K. By state, New York offers the highest pay at about $80K per year.


Residential PV Systems Designers earn the highest median pay at $57K, followed by Warehouse Managers ($48K), Contract Analysts (approximately $35K), and Energy Advisors (around $28K).

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Lawyers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $145K. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Comptia A+ Service Technicians with credentials; these people typically earn $78K annually. Regarding salaries and education, SolarCity Corporation pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — around $50K.


The highest paying skill to have in this role seems to be Windows Support; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $80K. One of the more prevalent skills at SolarCity Corporation is Microsoft Excel, with one-fourth considering it a key competency. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Inventory Management, and Engineering Design.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at SolarCity Corporation can sometimes lack paid time off; one-half of workers get paid vacation days, and two-fifths of workers receive paid sick leave. Most workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. The greater part of workers receive health insurance, and a solid majority of workers get dental coverage. Some other perks are stock options, a casual working environment, a company cell phone, and life insurance.

Key Stats

24 %
76 %
$45,000 - $135,000
$30,067 - $81,389
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
$25,342 - $68,784

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