Solar Energy / Solar Power Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Solar Energy / Solar Power Engineer is $59,322 per year.

$29,799 - $100,671
(Median)
$30K
$59K
$100K
MEDIAN: $59,321
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Salary
$29,799 - $100,671  
   
Bonus
$5,000  
Profit Sharing
$11,000  
Total Pay (?
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$30,410 - $130,872  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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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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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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