Solar Energy Systems Engineers

6.0/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
4%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
2.7%
by 2030
WAGES
$103,380
or $49.70 hourly
VOLUME
152,380
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 4% (Totally Safe)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Solar Energy Systems Engineers' job openings is expected to rise 2.7% by 2030
'Solar Energy Systems Engineers' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Solar Energy Systems Engineers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Solar Energy Systems Engineers' was $103,380, or $49.70 hourly
'Solar Energy Systems Engineers' are paid 146.4% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 152,380 people employed as Solar Energy Systems Engineers.
This represents around 0.11% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Perform site-specific engineering analysis or evaluation of energy efficiency and solar projects involving residential, commercial, or industrial customers. Design solar domestic hot water and space heating systems for new and existing structures, applying knowledge of structural energy requirements, local climates, solar technology, and thermodynamics.

SOC Code: 17-2199.11

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