A Senior Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Design Engineer earns an average salary of $55,000 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$47,500 - $83,000
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MEDIAN: $65,089
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$65,090  
   
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$5,000  
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$30,768 - $115,380  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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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 21%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

National Average
$55,000

Years of Experience

1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
8%

Common Health Benefits

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