Fuel Cell Technology Workers

Fuel cell technology workers design, study, modify, and build fuel cell components or provide support to workers who do these tasks. Careers in the field range from technical positions, such as engineer and technician, to support jobs in sales, human resources, and clerical support. There are approximately 10,600 people employed in the U.S. fuel cell industry.


Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) Fuel Cell Engineers, Fuel Cell Field Technicians, Fuel Cell Technicians
Duties Design, study, modify, and build fuel cell components; provide support to workers who perform the aforementioned tasks
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $100,000+
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities are available throughout the country but are best in California, Connecticut, New York, Ohio, and South Carolina
Minimum Education Level
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
School Subjects
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • English
Experience Participate in at least one fuel-cell related technology internship is recommended
Personality Traits
  • Problem-Solving
  • Scientific
  • Technical
Skills
  • Computer
  • Mechanical/Manual Dexterity
  • Scientific
Certification or Licensing Recommended
Special Requirements None
Employment Prospects Good
Advancement Prospects Good
Outlook Faster than the Average
Career Ladder
  • Fuel Cell Technology Engineering Manager or Company Executive
  • Fuel Cell Technology Engineer
  • Fuel Cell Technology Technician

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