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Solar Energy Systems Engineers

Evaluate and analyze sites for solar energy systems, such as solar roof panels or water heaters.

Quick Facts


Median wages for the broader occupation, Engineers, All Other, are $53.67 / hour.


On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Collect data about project sites.
  • Determine operational methods.
  • Evaluate plans or specifications to determine technological or environmental implications.
  • Create graphical representations of energy production systems.
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Job Title Examples:

Solar Applications Development Engineer
Solar Photovoltaic Systems Engineer
Solar Systems Designer

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