Solar Engineers

Solar engineers work in any number of areas of engineering products that help harness energy from the sun. They may research, design, and develop new products, or they may work in testing, production, or maintenance. They may collect and manage data to help design solar systems. Types of products solar engineers work on may include solar panels, solar-powered technology, communications and navigation systems, heating and cooling systems, and even cars.


Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range $50,000 to $100,000+
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Education and Training
  • Master's Degree
Related School Subjects
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
Skills
  • Math
  • Mechanical/Manual Dexterity
  • Scientific
Personality Traits
  • Conventional
  • Problem-Solving
  • Technical
Licensure/Certification Required