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Solar Energy System Installer Salary

$56,441 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$1,005

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Solar Energy System Installer is $56,441 a year and $27 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Solar Energy System Installer is between $41,112 and $69,189. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Solar Energy System Installer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Installs and repairs solar-energy systems designed to collect, store, and circulate solar-heated water or other medium for residential, commercial, or industrial use.
  • Locates and marks position of collectors, holding tank, and distribution system on structure, according to specifications and blueprints.
  • Cuts holes in roof, walls, and ceiling to install equipment and plumbing, using power saws and drills.
  • Installs supports and brackets to anchor solar collectors and holding tank, using carpenter's hand tools.
  • Cuts, threads, and fits plumbing according to specifications for connecting circulation system, using plumber's hand tools.
  • Lays out and connects electrical wiring between controls and pumps according to wiring diagram and knowledge of standard industry practice, using electrician's hand tools.
Solar Energy System Installer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Solar Photovoltaic Installers

Job family population: 9,000

Estimated population of Solar Energy System Installer jobs: 790

Rate of error: 10.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$65,431
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Solar Energy System Installer Job Listings for United States

Solar Energy Sales Representative (W2, full time, commission)
Jul 16
San Jose, CA, USA
Melon Sky Corporation
... Systems, Big-Ticket Sales, Pools, Contractors, Landscaping, Field Energy, Green Energy, Oil ... Installation Technician, etc. To Apply Email your resume today and let us know why you might be a ...
Solar Energy Sales Consultant
Jul 19
Honolulu, HI, USA
Sunetric
... solar and storage systems of the highest quality to deliver affordable, renewable power to the ... Considering more than 80 megawatts of power installed, PV installations completed for every branch ...
Solar Energy Sales Consultant
Jul 19
East Foothills, CA, USA
Canopy Energy
Our staff and certified installers have been hand selected from a wide range of the most ... Featuring superior, advanced & environmentally friendly solar systems while proudly preserving ...
Commercial Sales Representative - Solar Energy
May 9
Sausalito, CA, USA
American Solar Corp.
... solar photovoltaic energy systems, often combined with battery storage and EV chargers. This ... solar PV system design, usage analytics, building code requirements, and installation best ...
Solar Energy Business Development Professional
May 9
Sausalito, CA, USA
American Solar Corp.
Our ideal candidate will also have a solid understanding of PV system design, installation best ... We bring over 30 years of expertise in the solar, renewable energy and constructions fields. As ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Solar Energy System Installer is $56,441 a year and $27 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Solar Energy System Installer is between $41,112 and $69,189. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Solar Energy System Installer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Solar Energy System Installer Job Listings for United States

Solar Energy Sales Representative (W2, full time, commission)
Jul 16
San Jose, CA, USA
Melon Sky Corporation
... Systems, Big-Ticket Sales, Pools, Contractors, Landscaping, Field Energy, Green Energy, Oil ... Installation Technician, etc. To Apply Email your resume today and let us know why you might be a ...
Solar Energy Sales Consultant
Jul 19
Honolulu, HI, USA
Sunetric
... solar and storage systems of the highest quality to deliver affordable, renewable power to the ... Considering more than 80 megawatts of power installed, PV installations completed for every branch ...
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