Solar Energy / Solar Power Engineer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Solar Energy / Solar Power Engineer is $58,028 per year.
Solar Energy / Solar Power Engineer Total Pay (?
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$41,139 - $81,876
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
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$41,139 - $81,876  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $10,644  
Total Pay (?
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$43,425 - $86,058  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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Job Description for Solar Energy / Solar Power Engineer

Solar energy/solar power engineers are in growing demand. Industrialized nations are moving the way of green energy as they are trying to reduce negative impacts on the environment. Because of this, many more jobs for solar energy/solar power engineers are becoming available today.
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Solar Energy / Solar Power Engineer Tasks
  • Create plans for solar energy system development, as well as monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Design photovoltaic (PV) or solar thermal systems, including system components.
  • Perform site-specific audits to collect structural, electrical and related information for use in the design of residential, commercial, or industrial solar power systems.
  • May utilize computer simulations of solar power generation performance or production to optimize efficiency.

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Gender

Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 18%
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