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Solar Energy Systems Designer Salary

The average salary for a Solar Energy Systems Designer is $49,613 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.
$32,818 - $61,588
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $49,613
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$13.48 - $25.43
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$32,818 - $61,588  
   
Bonus
$201.34 - $6,456  
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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$31,853 - $60,856  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 61
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.48 - $25.43  
   
Overtime
$21.10 - $39.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$201.34 - $6,456  
   
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).
)
$31,853 - $60,856  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 39
United States (change)

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 12%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Solar Energy Systems Designer Salaries

Solar Energy / Solar Power
up arrow 2%

National Average
$49,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 14%