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Solar Energy System Installer Salary
in Minneapolis, Minnesota

$59,211 (USD)

Average Salary

$28/hr

Average Hourly

$1,054

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 25, 2020

The average pay for a Solar Energy System Installer is $59,211 a year and $28 an hour in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. The average salary range for a Solar Energy System Installer is between $43,129 and $72,585. 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 Minneapolis, Minnesota.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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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 Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Job family: Solar Photovoltaic Installers

Job family population: 8,950

Estimated population of Solar Energy System Installer jobs: 786

Rate of error: 9.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$68,642
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Description: Minneapolis ( (listen)) is the county seat of Hennepin County and the larger of the Twin Cities, the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States. As of 2018, Minneapolis is the largest city in the state of Minnesota and 46th-largest in the United States, with an estimated population of 425,403. The Twin Cities metropolitan area consists of Minneapolis, its neighbor Saint Paul and suburbs which altogether contain about 3.63 million people, and is the third-largest economic center in the Midwest.Minneapolis lies on both banks of the Mississippi River, just north of the river's confluence with the Minnesota River...

Solar Energy System Installer Job Listings for Minneapolis, Minnesota

Electrical Engineer - Entry-level
Jan 9
Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area, us
Power System Engineering, Inc. (PSE)
... installation, and costs for existing or new build projects. Responsibilities: The following are ... systems for distributed energy resource (DER) projects. Project types include solar PV, energy ...
Master Electrician
Dec 9
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Everlight Solar
... solar installations' wiring, conduit work, sizing of wires and disconnects, interconnecting and other related tasks on either roof or ground-mounted systems. If you want to join an up-and-coming ...
Entry-level Electrical Engineer
Jan 9
Blaine, MN, USA
Power System Engineering, Inc.
... installation, and costs for existing or new build projects. Responsibilities: The following are ... systems for distributed energy resource (DER) projects. Project types include solar PV, energy ...
Master Electrician
Dec 9
Saint Paul, MN, USA
Everlight Solar
... solar installations' wiring, conduit work, sizing of wires and disconnects, interconnecting and other related tasks on either roof or ground-mounted systems. If you want to join an up-and-coming ...
Senior Field Engineer - Solar
Jan 20
Minneapolis, United States
Green Job Crawler
... energy field services team. As a Senior Field Engineer, the individual will support construction ... systems (drones) to obtain aerial imagery and project data Utilize advanced GPS equipment to locate ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Solar Energy System Installer is $59,211 a year and $28 an hour in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. The average salary range for a Solar Energy System Installer is between $43,129 and $72,585. 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 Minneapolis, Minnesota.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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