Solar Energy System Installer salary in California

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Based on 736 income tax records
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How much do Solar Energy System Installers make?
The average total salary for a Solar Energy System Installer is $43,000 per year. This is based on data from 736 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Solar Energy System Installer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Solar Energy System Installer salary can vary between $18,000 to $87,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Solar Energy System Installer salary by company

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Tesla, California
83 income tax records
$27K – $124K
Freedom Forever, California
11 income tax records
$29K – $103K
Sunrun Installation Services, California
48 income tax records
$20K – $93K
BBSI, California
20 income tax records
$32K – $73K

Solar Energy System Installer demographics in California

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83% are single
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17% are married
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28% have kids
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19% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Solar Energy System Installers in California

736 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a solar energy system installer in California is $43,000 per year. Solar energy system installer salaries in California can vary between $18,000 to $87,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 736 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as solar energy system installer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for solar energy system installers in California: Tesla ($60,000 a year), Freedom Forever ($60,000 a year), and Sunrun Installation Services ($57,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for solar energy system installers in California: Sacramento, CA ($47,500 a year), San Jose, CA ($47,500 a year), and Hemet, CA ($44,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.