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Senior Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Design Engineer Salary

A Senior Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Design Engineer earns an average salary of $73,312 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$50,748 - $110,000
(Median)
$51K
$73K
$110K
MEDIAN: $73,312
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$0.00 - $20,608  
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$44,106 - $119,440  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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Job Description for Senior Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Design Engineer

  • 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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Experience Affects Senior Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Design Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
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National Average
$73,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 17%
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