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Solar Energy Installation Managers

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Solar energy installation managers install and oversee the installation of solar photovoltaic or thermal systems for residential and commercial customers. They create solar project proposals, including budgets, price quotes, and schedules for installation. They oversee the work of solar installers, technicians, and subcontractors on installation projects. As of 2017, approximately 250,271 Americans work in the solar energy industry, according to the Solar Jobs Census.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Apprenticeship

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

Conventional

Organized

Technical

Career Ladder
National Manager, Business Owner

Solar Energy Installation Manager

Solar Energy Installer

Apprentice