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Solar Photovoltaic Installers

Install and maintain solar photovoltaic systems on roofs.

Quick Facts


National Data
$24.07 / hour    Read more about wages


National Data
Growth rate:  52.1%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Apply sealants or other protective coatings.
  • Install electrical components, equipment, or systems.
  • Install solar energy systems.
  • Inspect electrical or electronic systems for defects.
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Job Title Examples:

Electro-Mechanical Solar Technician
Photovoltaic Testing Technician (PV Testing Technician)
Solar Panel Installer

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