Software Engineering Directors earn the highest median pay at approximately $190K annually, followed by Environmental Health & Safety Managers (about $96K), Public Relations Specialists ($55K), and Outside Sales Representatives (around $50K). SolarCity Corporation hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Solar Sales Consultants ($31K on average).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($130K per year) can be spotted in Fremont, Calif.; Phoenix, Ariz. (around $93K), San Francisco, Calif. (approximately $80K), and San Diego, Calif. (about $73K) are the next top-paying cities. Las Vegas, Nev. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $37K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Arizona, where they average to $93K annually.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $84K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of SolarCity Corporation employees (38 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $50K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Microsoft Certified Professionals earn approximately $110K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Safety Professionals with credentials; these people earn $96K annually on average. SolarCity Corporation compensates B.A. in Economics-holders the most at around $145K per year.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Strategic Planning among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $130K annually. A relatively widespread skill at SolarCity Corporation is Microsoft Excel; one-seventh of employees use it for work. Customer Relationship Management, Microsoft Office, and AutoCAD round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
29 percent receive paid vacation, and only 23 percent get sick leave. A majority of employees set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). SolarCity Corporation provides health insurance to the vast majority of employees, and most survey participants do receive dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at SolarCity Corporation are stock options, a casual working environment, free drinks, and life insurance.