The average salary for a Residential PV Systems Designer is $41,132 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are autodesk autocad and AutoCAD.

$32,581 - $50,842
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MEDIAN: $41,131
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$13.25 - $25.13
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$32,581 - $50,842  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $14,544  
Profit Sharing
$543  
Total Pay (?
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$34,049 - $57,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Hourly Rate
$13.25 - $25.13  
   
Overtime
$26.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $14,544  
   
Profit Sharing
$543  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$34,049 - $57,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Job Description for Residential PV Systems Designer

Residential PV systems designers are tasked with designing and drawing solar-powered systems which are used to power appliances in citizens' homes. It is essential that these designers stay up-to-date with all applicable codes and laws, and proficiency with AutoCAD is necessary to create plans and layouts.

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Residential PV Systems Designer Tasks

  • Create plans for solar energy system development, as well as monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Design photovoltaic (PV) or solar thermal systems, including system components.
  • Perform site-specific audits to collect structural, electrical and related information for use in the design of residential, commercial, or industrial solar power systems.
  • May utilize computer simulations of solar power generation performance or production to optimize efficiency.

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Skills That Affect Residential PV Systems Designer Salaries

autodesk autocad
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AutoCAD
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National Average
$43,000

Solar Energy / Solar Power
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
27%
1-4 years
68%
10-19 years
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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