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
Duties Design, study, modify, and build fuel cell components; provide support to workers who perform the aforementioned tasks
Alternate Title(s) Fuel Cell Engineers, Fuel Cell Field Technicians, Fuel Cell Technicians
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $100,000+
Employment Prospects Good
Advancement Prospects Good
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
Education and Training
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
Related School Subjects
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • English
Experience Participate in at least one fuel-cell related technology internship is recommended
Skills
  • Computer
  • Mechanical/Manual Dexterity
  • Scientific
Personality Traits
  • Problem-Solving
  • Scientific
  • Technical
Licensure/Certification Recommended
Special Requirements None
Career Ladder
  • Fuel Cell Technology Engineering Manager or Company Executive
  • Fuel Cell Technology Engineer
  • Fuel Cell Technology Technician

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