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Solar Photovoltaic Installer Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of solar photovoltaic installers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare solar photovoltaic installer salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Solar Photovoltaic Installers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,600
25th Percentile Wage
$41,090
50th Percentile Wage
$52,600
75th Percentile Wage
$71,050
90th Percentile Wage
$78,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for solar photovoltaic installers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $78,170. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid solar photovoltaic installers is $32,600.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of solar photovoltaic installers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,600
-13.12% 33.33%
2016
$59,500
34.47% -
2015
$38,990
-0.90% -
2014
$39,340
6.71% -
2013
$36,700
4.44% -
2012
$35,070
- -

Compare Solar Photovoltaic Installer Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of solar photovoltaic installers in four industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 architectural, engineering, and related services industry with an annual salary $67,690. The lowest paying industry is the management, scientific, and technical consulting services industry (annual salary $43,700). For detailed solar photovoltaic installer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$67,690
Engineering Services
$67,690
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$52,600
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$43,700

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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