How much does a Solar Installer make?

Updated Dec 2, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$47,219 /yr
Average Base Pay

398 salaries

$34K

Low

$47K

Average

$66K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The average salary for Solar Installer is $47,219 per year in the United States. The average additional cash compensation for a Solar Installer in the United States is undefined, with a range from undefined - undefined. Salaries estimates are based on 398 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Solar Installer employees in the United States.

Seniority Levels

L2
Installer$44,448 /yr
L3
Senior Installer$44,594 /yr
L4
Installer IV$44,930 /yr
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Tesla
3.7

Tesla

Solar Installer - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $10 - $32
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$10

$32

$10 - $32 Range

Sunsystem Technology
2.9

Sunsystem Technology

Solar Installer - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $28 - $30

$28

$30

$28 - $30 Range

Vivint Solar
3.2

Vivint Solar

Solar Installer - Hourly

$26

 /hr
Range: $19 - $30

$19

$30

$19 - $30 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Solar Installer - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $16 - $52

$16

$52

$16 - $52 Range

Sunrun
3.6

Sunrun

Solar Installer - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $16 - $28

$16

$28

$16 - $28 Range

Momentum Solar
4.2

Momentum Solar

Solar Installer - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $15 - $26

$15

$26

$15 - $26 Range

POWERHOME SOLAR
3.4

POWERHOME SOLAR

Solar Installer - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $16 - $19

$16

$19

$16 - $19 Range

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Freedom Forever
3.9

Freedom Forever

Solar Installer - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $9 - $25

$9

$25

$9 - $25 Range

SolarCity
3.3

SolarCity

Solar Installer - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $15 - $34

$15

$34

$15 - $34 Range

360 Industrial Services
3.4

360 Industrial Services

Solar Installer - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $18 - $19

$18

$19

$18 - $19 Range

Empire Solar Group
3.3

Empire Solar Group

Solar Installer - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $17 - $30

$17

$30

$17 - $30 Range

Blue Raven Solar
4.3

Blue Raven Solar

Solar Installer

$55,299

 /yr
Range: $42K - $75K

$42K

$75K

$42,000 - $74,686 Range

PeopleReady
3.3

PeopleReady

Solar Installer - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $17 - $22

$17

$22

$17 - $22 Range

Sunergy Construction
4.1

Sunergy Construction

Solar Installer - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $19 - $29

$19

$29

$19 - $29 Range

EmPower Solar
3.8

EmPower Solar

Solar Installer - Hourly

$32

 /hr
Range: $26 - $35

$26

$35

$26 - $35 Range

Compunnel
4

Compunnel

Solar Installer - Hourly

$32

 /hr
Range: $25 - $38

$25

$38

$25 - $38 Range

Titan Renewables
2.8

Titan Renewables

Solar Installer - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $19 - $28

$19

$28

$19 - $28 Range

HCS Renewable Energy
3.7

HCS Renewable Energy

Solar Installer - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $18 - $29

$18

$29

$18 - $29 Range

Infinity Energy
3.1

Infinity Energy

Solar Installer

$64,017

 /yr
Range: $34K - $64K

$34K

$64K

$34,383 - $64,017 Range

Valence
4.1

Valence

Solar Installer - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $15 - $27

$15

$27

$15 - $27 Range

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The national average salary for a Solar Installer is $47,219 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Solar Installer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 398 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Solar Installer employees.

The highest salary for a Solar Installer in United States is $66,190 per year.

The lowest salary for a Solar Installer in United States is $33,685 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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$15
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A Satellite Installer in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $15 per hour
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Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$21
hourly
An Installation Technician in the Worcester, MA Area area reported making $21 per hour
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3-4 years experience
Worcester, MA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$30,000
per year
A Lightning Protection Installer in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $30,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$150,000
per year
A Flooring Installer/Contractor in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $150,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
 
Contract
501 to 1000 employees
$21
hourly
A Service and Install Coordinator in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$10,000
monthly
A HVAC Installer in the Charlotte, NC Area area reported making $10,000 per month
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3-4 years experience
Charlotte, NC Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Government
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