The average wage for a Solar Energy System Installer is $15.45 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Solar Energy System Installer Total Pay (?
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$19,339 - $60,833
(Median)
19K
36K
50K
61K
MEDIAN: $35,818
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Solar Energy System Installer Total Pay (?
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$11.75 - $22.30
(Median)
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15
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22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$19,339 - $60,833  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,954  
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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$24,437 - $55,816  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 268
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.75 - $22.30  
   
Overtime
$15.09 - $33.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,954  
   
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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$24,437 - $55,816  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 268
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Job Description for Solar Energy System Installer
  • Prepare the site for the solar system, including cutting holes and connecting electrical wiring.
  • Assess placement site and measure for security and fit.
  • Assemble and install solar photovoltaic systems.
  • Test installed system for desired performance.
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Experience Affects Solar Energy System Installer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 25%
National Average
$34,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 3%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 37 votes.
Gender
Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
1%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 53% dental benefits Dental: 34%
vision benefits Vision: 22% employee benefits None: 45%
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