Solar energy jobs are growing fast in Buffalo
The future movement of solar is going to be tremendous because it is a natural resource and it is just starting to snowball like crazy. Solar is helping homes be more energy efficient. Think about that, every home having some type of solar energy. That's a lot of homes and there is enough energy to go around.
Solar Energy jobs are separated into categories; research and development, manufacturing, construction, operation, sales, installation and maintenance.
Solar Energy Jobs:
- 105% projected growth in the next 10 years
- $40,000+ starting salary
- Education: Basic education-- 4-year-degree (based on position)
- Job Titles : solar photovoltaic installers, electricians, engineers.
Solar Companies in WNY:
-Buffalo Solar Solutions, Solar by CIR, Solar Liberty, United Solar Panel
- Erie County Community College
- University at Buffalo
For more information about a career in solar energy head to the Department of Labor website.