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Solar Thermal Installers and Technicians

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Solar thermal installers and technicians install and repair solar energy systems for residential, commercial, and industrial clients. These systems are designed to collect, store and circulate solar-heated water. Technicians use their knowledge of mechanical, plumbing, electrical, and control systems for testing and identify problems with the installation and operation of solar thermal systems. Approximately 250,271 Americans work in the solar energy industry, according to the Solar Jobs Census.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $75,000

Minimum Education Level

Apprenticeship

Certification/License

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Outlook

Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Conventional

Organized

Technical

Career Ladder
Manager or Owner, Solar Thermal Installation Business

Solar Thermal Installer and Technician

Apprentice Solar Thermal Installer and Technician

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