Solar Panel Installers


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Solar Panel Installers

Solar Panel Installers - Wages & Trends

Pay varies with the area of the country, the employer, and the worker's experience. Workers who have an electrician's license typically earn more.

Full-time solar panel installers may receive benefits. Typical benefits include health insurance, sick leave, and paid vacation. Installers who work for small companies may have to provide their own insurance. 

Solar photovoltaic installers (SOC 47-2231)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $13.96 $16.46 $18.85
Yearly $29,034 $34,227 $39,215
United States Hourly $17.46 $21.58 $26.77
Yearly $36,310 $44,890 $55,680

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.