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.
Median Annual Wage: $94,240
Education: Bachelor's degree (73%); Post-baccalaureate certificate (9%); Less than high school diploma (5%)
Projected Growth: Slower than average (3% to 7%)
Related Job Titles: Research Engineer; Consulting Engineer; Field Engineer; Power Systems Engineer; Distributed Energy Systems Consultant; Energy Systems Laboratory Director; Engineering Vice President; Renewable Energy Division Manager; Solar Engineer