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Solar Installation

Jennifer DeJoy
May 22, 2023

Nontraditional careers are careers that are predominantly and traditionally filled by one gender. Most careers in solar energy are nontraditional occupations for women and gender-expansive people.

There are a number of careers available in solar energy. These include: solar installer, solar developer, solar assessor or engineer, or salesperson who specializes in providing information about how to install solar energy and the costs and benefits.

photo of woman installing solar

So, is a career in solar for you?

  • Are you a hands-on person who likes the idea of having your own tools and being able to use them?
  • Are you interested in green energy and protecting the environment?
  • Do you want to use technology as part of your job?
  • Do you have a natural curiosity for how things work?
  • Are you willing to work as part of a team to solve problems?

Want to know more about what a career in solar energy pays or what training is available? Visit https://www.onetonline.org/ to find information about wages, training, job growth and more!