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Highest Paying States for Solar Photovoltaic Installers

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $50,240, Hawaii is the highest paying state for solar photovoltaic installers. It is followed by Colorado (average annual salary $47,390). 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 state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Solar Photovoltaic Installers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Hawaii
$50,240
$35,740 150
2 Colorado
$47,390
$40,950 110
3 Nevada
$43,520
$31,360 0
4 Massachusetts
$42,400
$32,520 190
5 New Jersey
$42,380
$29,610 610
6 California
$42,340
$29,330 3,880
7 Arizona
$41,260
$24,290 90
8 Oregon
$39,710
$33,620 0
9 New York
$38,680
$32,090 710
10 Tennessee
$37,970
$27,910 670
11 Maryland
$36,350
$26,590 0
12 Vermont
$36,230
$19,990 270
13 Pennsylvania
$35,370
$26,700 0
14 North Carolina
$34,750
$27,260 380
15 Florida
$30,260
$24,030 760

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of solar photovoltaic installers in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for solar photovoltaic installers, Top Paying Jobs in America.