The solar industry has continued to see remarkable growth worldwide with accelerated growth in solar jobs particularly within China, Japan and USA. The USA is predicting 16 gigawatts of solar energy to be installed this year, representing a year on year growth of 119%. As a result the Energy Jobline has experienced an increase in renewable energy jobs worldwide.
Working in the Solar Industry
The solar industry includes a range of technical, engineering and scientific roles. Energy Jobline regularly advertises solar installer jobs, solar sales jobs and various electrical, design and construction opportunities. Starting salaries will be determined on the specific area of the solar industry. Solar Installers can earn anywhere from £18,000 - 35,000. Solar jobs within site management, planning and business/commercial fields will offer potential salary earnings between £25,000 - 45,000 with opportunities to earn much higher salaries with further specialized experience.
Types of careers within the solar industry
Solar Sales Jobs
Solar sales jobs can pay particularly well. Whether you are representing the manufacturer and selling to wholesalers, retailers and installers or dealing directly with individuals who are interested in a solar installation – there is always a requirement for capable sales people. Search the latest solar sales jobs with Energy Jobline.
Solar Installer Jobs
Solar Installers are currently in high demand. The requirements for solar installers can vary but usually require a strong electrical background and sometimes experience in building/roofing maintenance. Search the latest solar installer jobs with Energy Jobline.
Top Locations for Solar Jobs
Solar Jobs USA
The solar market in USA has increased dramatically over the last few years. Most notable is the growth of solar jobs in California and across Texas. It is predicted that the solar industry will continue to grow at a similar rate until 2020. Find out more on the solar industry in USA and relevant solar jobs in the USA.
Solar Jobs UK
Despite the solar market in the UK recently slowing down the industry does remain a vital mix of energy sources for the future in the UK and Europe. Find out more on the solar industry in the UK and associated solar jobs in UK.
Solar Jobs Australia
The solar market in Australia has only recently seen growth but with recognized potential and lower costs within the market it is likely that the solar industry will continue to grow. Find out more on the solar industry in Australia and related solar jobs in Australia.
Solar Jobs in Middle East
Despite being regarded as the 'hub' for the oil and gas industry, the solar market is rapidly growing. With high consumption rates and increasing demands the middle east is looking to alternative sources of energy to satisfy this demand. Solar power is now viewed as a supplement source of energy particularly in Saudi Arabia. Find out more on the solar industry in the Middle East and available solar jobs in the middle east.
Solar Jobs Africa
The solar potential is Africa is regarded as the best in the world. With lower costs and government support the solar industry is now starting to increase with new projects emerging across South Africa, Morocco, Ghana and Kenya. Find out more on the solar industry in Africa and related solar jobs in Africa.
For further information on the solar industry in the UK visit the Solar Trade Association.
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