Vivint Solar Reviews

Updated 11 Sep 2020

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3.5
63%
Recommend to a Friend
76%
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Vivint Solar CEO David Bywater  (no image)
David Bywater
314 Ratings
Pros
  • "Free lunch (you just pay a small tax)(in 59 reviews)

  • "VIVINT solar has figured out what it takes to be the top company in such a booming industry(in 51 reviews)

Cons
  • "Depends too heavily on door-to-door sales(in 33 reviews)

  • "Should have applied sooner with Vivint Solar and share more time with them(in 23 reviews)

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  1. "Hard but simple"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Solar Sales Manager in Shrewsbury, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Vivint Solar full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Very competitive pay, great culture

    Cons

    Need to be very disciplined and mentally strong to put up with rejections,cold calls

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  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Damage Resolutions Claim Manager in Lehi, UT
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Vivint Solar part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great team to work with

    Cons

    Working with other departments is slow


  3. "So so job"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Neptune Beach, FL

    I worked at Vivint Solar part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good staff, good co workers, commission great,

    Cons

    No salary, micro management, poor labor conditions, car gets worn down

  4. "Boring"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sale Representative in Philadelphia, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Vivint Solar part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible and all up to you

    Cons

    Low pay, work life balance, and no benefits

  5. "Review"

    3.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Field Service Technician in Waterloo, IL

    I have been working at Vivint Solar full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good for a family balance

    Cons

    Bad for people who love OT

  6. "VSLR"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Site Surveyor in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Vivint Solar full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    You get to pick your own hours

    Cons

    It was Commission based only

  7. "Good money- door knocking"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Territory Sales Manager in Westbury, NY

    I worked at Vivint Solar full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good money if you can handle the learning curve and door to door sales

    Cons

    Difficult to get help from management, some offices have much better managers then others. Some managers do not care about other reps success but some will help out

  8. "Great place"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - PV Designer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Vivint Solar full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible and great people. The free lunch was great.

    Cons

    It is hard to advance in the company.

  9. Helpful (2)

    "Some good and some bad"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Appointment Setter in Lehi, UT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Vivint Solar full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Pay was good. Made a lot of friends.

    Cons

    Management is not on your side. It’s a numbers game and you are just a number to them.

  10. "Good for awhile"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Processor in Lehi, UT

    I worked at Vivint Solar full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Benefit package was very good.

    Cons

    Crazy expectations near then end. Feedback ignored when asked for solutions.

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