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Solar Energy Systems Engineers
Summary Occupational Forecast Data for Engineers, All Other
Employment Employment Change Average Annual Job Openings Wage & Training Levels
2019 2024 Numerical Percent New Jobs Replacement Jobs Total Median Hourly Median Annual Training Levels
695 729 34 4.86% 7 54 61 $47.88 $99,592 Bachelor's degree
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.
Forecast Data Source: EMSI (3rd Quarter 2019)

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