How Much Do Solar Hot Water Installers Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Solar Hot Water Installers

Solar Hot Water Installers install or repair solar energy systems designed to collect, store, and circulate solar-heated water for residential, commercial or industrial use.

Salary
$44180
Becoming One
Medium
Education
No degree required
Job Satisfaction
Low
Job Growth

Personality
Interest Match




Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$44180 per year
Hourly wage
$21 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$26,700 to $32,650 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$13 to $16 per hour

Entry-level Solar Thermal Installers and Technicians with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $26,700 to $32,650 per year or $13 to $16 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.


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Salary rank

Salary rank
C

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Solar Thermal Installers and Technicians to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $32 $67,310
Senior (Top 25%) $25 $51,660
Middle (Mid 50%) $19 $39,660
Junior (Bottom 25%) $16 $32,650
No experience (Bottom 10%) $13 $26,700

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
RI $31 $64,580
DC $29 $60,660
CA $28 $58,440
CT $28 $57,720
NM $27 $56,660
NJ $26 $54,950
HI $26 $54,470
KY $26 $53,670
IL $25 $51,750
MN $25 $51,570

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Solar Thermal Installer and Technician is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like RI doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at RI might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Solar Hot Water Installers are in the states of RI, DC, CA, CT and NM.

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