Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Solar Installer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$57,665 / yrTotal Pay
$54,310 / yrBase Pay
$3,355 / yrAdditional Pay

$57,665

 / yr
$42K$80K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Solar Installer is $57,665 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $54,310 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $3,355 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Installer

$48,367 /yr
Installer
$58,917 /yr
Senior Installer
$59,809 /yr
Installer IV
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Top Paying Companies

For a Solar Installer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Solar Installer in United States. Employers include Pink Energy, SunPower and Sunrun.

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Pink Energy
$66,090/yr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Solar Installer in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Solar Installer in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $58,129, Construction, Repair & Maintenance Services with a median total pay of $57,533, Energy, Mining & Utilities with a median total pay of $56,970, Manufacturing with a median total pay of $56,222, and Human Resources & Staffing with a median total pay of $51,613.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$58,129

    1% Higher than other industries

  • Construction, Repair & Maintenance ServicesConstruction, Repair & Maintenance Services$57,533

    0% Lower than other industries

  • Energy, Mining & UtilitiesEnergy, Mining & Utilities$56,970

    1% Lower than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$56,222

    2% Lower than other industries

  • Human Resources & StaffingHuman Resources & Staffing$51,613

    11% Lower than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Solar Installer are TESLA, Compunnel, and DISYS.

TESLATESLA$59,516/yr
CompunnelCompunnel$59,217/yr
DISYSDISYS$57,042/yr

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Appliance Installer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$250,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
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Install Technician

United States of America

 | <1 year

$16

/hr

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Installer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$22

/hr

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Sunroom Installer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$80,018

/hr

$18 | $80K

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Installer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$20

/hr

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Installation Technician

United States of America

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$20

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Solar Installer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Solar Installer is $54,310 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Solar Installer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 990 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Solar Installer employees.

The highest salary for a Solar Installer in United States is $73,407 per year.

The lowest salary for a Solar Installer in United States is $40,182 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Solar Installer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Solar Installer.