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Solar Energy Sales Representatives

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Solar energy sales representatives contact existing customers and potential customers to discuss their solar energy needs and determine the types of systems and equipment that would work best for them. They prepare solar energy system proposals, including descriptions of the work plans, price quotes, and funding options. They work for wholesale and commercial solar energy companies; professional, scientific, and technical companies; and manufacturers of solar energy systems and technologies. They identify and consider each customer's specific location, access to sunlight, and energy requirements. As of 2017, there were 250,271 Americans employed in the solar energy industry, according to the Solar Jobs Census.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

Enterprising

Outgoing

Technical

Career Ladder
Regional or National Manager, Director, Solar Energy Sales

Experienced Solar Energy Sales Representative and Assessor

Junior Solar Sales Energy Representative and Assessor

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