Solar Photovoltaic Installer Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for solar photovoltaic installers in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of solar photovoltaic installers among Pennsylvania cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Solar Photovoltaic Installers in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,700
25th Percentile Wage
$29,740
50th Percentile Wage
$35,370
75th Percentile Wage
$41,420
90th Percentile Wage
$45,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for solar photovoltaic installers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $45,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,700.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of solar photovoltaic installers from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2014
$35,370
0.59% 2.97%
2013
$35,160
2.39% -
2012
$34,320
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Solar Photovoltaic Installers in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of solar photovoltaic installers in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of solar photovoltaic installers in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $38,700 to $42,530. The highest paying area for solar photovoltaic installers in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $42,530. The lowest paying area is Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington with a median annual salary of $38,700.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$42,530
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$38,700




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