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Solar Energy Industry Workers

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Solar energy industry workers perform a wide range of duties, from designing, building, repairing, and maintaining photovoltaic cells and solar power facilities to conducting research on new solar technologies; to assessing and purchasing land for solar facilities. They are also responsible for providing support services to scientific and technical workers and perform many other job duties. As of 2019, there were approximately 249,983 solar workers in the United States, according to The Solar Foundation.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Conventional

Organized

Technical

Career Ladder
Manager or Consultant

Experienced Solar Energy Industry Worker

Entry-Level Solar Energy Industry Worker