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Highest Paying Cities for Solar Photovoltaic Installers

The top 20 highest paying cities for solar photovoltaic installers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of solar photovoltaic installers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $67,860, Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California is the highest paying city for solar photovoltaic installers. It is followed by San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California (average annual salary $45,560). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of solar photovoltaic installers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 20 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Solar Photovoltaic Installers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$67,860
100
2 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$45,560
290
3 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$44,350
390
4 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$43,300
840
5 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$43,150
n/a
6 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$42,210
230
7 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$41,740
150
8 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$41,710
n/a
9 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$41,230
1,020
10 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$40,770
130
11 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$40,260
40
12 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$39,920
830
13 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$39,680
130
14 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$39,350
210
15 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$37,880
n/a
16 Memphis, Tennessee
$35,320
n/a
17 Johnson City, Tennessee
$35,180
50
18 Boulder, Colorado
$34,820
70
19 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$33,850
n/a
20 Knoxville, Tennessee
$30,090
n/a
See also: Highest paying industries for solar photovoltaic installers.