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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
$29,340
25th Percentile Wage
$40,090
50th Percentile Wage
$59,500
75th Percentile Wage
$70,730
90th Percentile Wage
$76,340

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 $76,340. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $59,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid solar photovoltaic installers is $29,340.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of solar photovoltaic installers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201659,50034.47%41.06%
201538,990-0.90%-
201439,3406.71%-
201336,7004.44%-
201235,070--

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

The average salaries of solar photovoltaic installers in two industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. For detailed solar photovoltaic installer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$59,500
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$38,240

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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