The salary statistics of solar photovoltaic installers in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare solar photovoltaic installer salaries in different industries within the construction sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$28,880|
|25th Percentile Wage||$33,700|
|50th Percentile Wage||$39,290|
|75th Percentile Wage||$49,130|
|90th Percentile Wage||$60,590|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for solar photovoltaic installers in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) solar photovoltaic installers is $60,590. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $39,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid solar photovoltaic installers is $28,880.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of solar photovoltaic installers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of solar photovoltaic installers in 14 industries in the construction sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for solar photovoltaic installer occupations is the building finishing contractors industry with an annual salary $44,010. The lowest paying industry is the roofing contractors industry (annual salary $32,230). For detailed solar photovoltaic installer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Building Finishing Contractors|| |
|Residential Building Construction|| |
|Construction of Buildings|| |
|Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors|| |
|Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors|| |
|Utility System Construction|| |
|Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction|| |
|Nonresidential Building Construction|| |
|Drywall and Insulation Contractors|| |
|Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors|| |
|Roofing Contractors|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .