When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($93K per year) can be spotted in Phoenix, Ariz.; San Diego, Calif. (around $80K), San Francisco, Calif. (about $73K), and San Mateo, Calif. ($60K) are the next top-paying cities. At $35K, Las Vegas, Nev. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, SolarCity Corporation pays its Arizona employees the most; the pay rate there is approximately $93K annually.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at SolarCity Corporation for between five and 10 years earn $85K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (41 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $48K annually.
The highest paychecks go to Environmental Health & Safety Managers, who earn $96K per year on average, closely trailed by Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Design Engineers ($50K) and Residential PV Systems Designers (around $49K).
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Safety Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $96K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Earning a Comptia A+ Service Technician certification garners significant financial rewards of around $78K per year on average. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at SolarCity Corporation come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $48K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Training Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $122K per year. A garden variety skill at SolarCity Corporation is Microsoft Office; roughly one in eight of SolarCity Corporation's people use it regularly. Other skills in demand are AutoCAD, Customer Relationship Management, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
Merely one in three survey participants at SolarCity Corporation earn paid vacation and paid sick time. The larger part of employees participate in a 401(k) program. SolarCity Corporation provides health insurance to a large number of employees, and most workers do receive dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are stock options, a casual working environment, free drinks, and life insurance.