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Solar Engineer Salary

How much does a Solar Engineer make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Solar Engineer

$76,500 (USD)/yr

$37 (USD)/hr

$2,180 (USD)/yr

$75,525 (USD)/yr

$36 (USD)/hr

$2,180 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Research, design, develop, test, or supervise the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, or systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use. Excludes “Computer Hardware Engineers" (17-2061).
The average solar engineer salary in United States is $76,500 or an equivalent hourly rate of $37. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,180. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$54,477 (USD)

$94,557 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$88,684 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Solar Engineer will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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