When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $115K annually) can be spotted in Fremont, Calif.; Salt Lake City, Utah (around $85K), San Francisco, Calif. ($79K), and San Mateo, Calif. ($61K) are the next top-paying cities. Roseville, Calif. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging approximately $25K. By state, SolarCity Corporation employees make the most in Arizona, earning $96K per year on average.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $81K annually. Overall, the greater share of SolarCity Corporation folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $51K per year.
Senior Technical Support Analysts earn the highest median pay at around $69K annually, followed by Technical Sourcers (approximately $60K), Recruiting Coordinators ($53K), and Residential PV Systems Designers ($49K). SolarCity Corporation hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Solar Sales Consultants (about $31K on average).
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Six Sigma Green Belts, who make $115K per year. Becoming a Certified Safety Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make approximately $96K on average. SolarCity Corporation workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) are also well compensated, earning $120K on average.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $75K annually. A common skill in SolarCity Corporation's work force is Microsoft Office; one-tenth of survey participants report using it on the job. Microsoft Excel, Customer Relationship Management, and Recruiting were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; SolarCity Corporation gives paid vacation days to a third of employees and sick leave to one in four employees. A majority of employees participate in a 401(k) program. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the vast majority of employees, and most respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, stock options, free drinks, and life insurance.