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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 $67,440, Michigan is the highest paying state for solar photovoltaic installers. It is followed by Utah (average annual salary $57,460). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [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 Michigan
$67,440
$28,430 0
2 Utah
$57,460
$42,060 0
3 Oregon
$55,400
$34,380 60
4 Massachusetts
$55,260
$33,050 250
5 Hawaii
$54,150
$36,970 190
6 Louisiana
$43,690
$31,860 0
7 Nevada
$43,590
$31,690 0
8 California
$41,550
$30,330 3,900
9 Arizona
$41,260
$24,290 90
10 New Mexico
$39,830
$33,350 50
11 Colorado
$39,380
$31,920 110
12 New York
$39,310
$32,520 820
13 Texas
$39,140
$28,580 50
14 New Jersey
$38,920
$29,800 750
15 Tennessee
$37,970
$27,910 670
16 Vermont
$37,670
$25,690 370
17 Connecticut
$37,490
$32,560 0
18 Ohio
$36,720
$28,530 50
19 Idaho
$36,360
$26,730 0
20 Maryland
$36,350
$26,590 0
21 Iowa
$35,580
$29,960 0
22 Pennsylvania
$35,370
$26,700 0
23 North Carolina
$35,230
$26,970 500
24 Missouri
$32,540
$17,260 120
25 Florida
$31,650
$24,940 630

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.