Senior Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Design Engineer Salary

A Senior Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Design Engineer earns an average salary of $65,090 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$47,500 - $83,000
$65K
MEDIAN: $65,090
50%

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$14.70 - $18.00
$16
MEDIAN: $16.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$65,090  
   
Bonus
$5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$31,570 - $107,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.00  
   
Overtime
$10.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$5,000  
   
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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$31,570 - $107,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Senior Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Design Engineer

  • 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.
  • Create plans for solar energy system development, as well as monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Design photovoltaic (PV) or solar thermal systems, including system components.

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Key Stats for Senior Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Design Engineer

1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
7%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Senior Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Design Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲33%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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