Solar Energy Systems Designer Salary

The average salary for a Solar Energy Systems Designer is $50,415 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$33,167 - $64,416
(Median)
$33K
$50K
$64K
MEDIAN: $50,414
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$13.47 - $24.74
(Median)
$13
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$33,167 - $64,416  
   
Bonus
$200.67 - $9,274  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $17,000  
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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$31,114 - $62,905  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 63
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.47 - $24.74  
   
Overtime
$21.14 - $39.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$200.67 - $9,274  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $17,000  
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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$31,114 - $62,905  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Job Description for Solar Energy Systems Designer

  • Assess sites, taking detailed measurements and recommending placement of systems in compliance with codes.
  • Design to mitigate environmental impacts from wind, storage/transfer of power, and other factors.
  • Build and install solar systems, including sizing, energy storage, and transformer design.
  • Create documentation like permits, bills of materials, and cost estimates.

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Experience Affects Solar Energy Systems Designer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Solar Energy Systems Designer Salaries

Solar Energy / Solar Power
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
0%

National Average
$49,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 20%
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