Career Attributes

  • $40,480
  • 42,700
  • 3.1
  • 9.6%
  • Physics
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Overview

Most companies require at least a high school diploma. Entry level positions often include on-the-job training. Most installers must have basic plumbing, carpentry, electrical, and HVAC skills. There are now many colleges that offer associate degrees in solar thermal power technology. This type of education can help an aspiring solar thermal installer get their foot in the door with a company much faster.

What are Solar Thermal Installers like?

Investigative

Based on our pool of users, Solar Thermal Installers tend to be predominately investigative people. Take our career test to see what career interest category best describes you.

Solar Thermal Installers by Strongest Interest Archetype

Based on sample of 46 CareerExplorer users

Are Solar Thermal Installers happy?

42ndpercentile

Solar Thermal Installers rank among the least happy careers. Overall they rank in the 42nd percentile of careers for satisfaction scores.

Solar Thermal Installer Career Satisfaction by Dimension

Percentile among all careers

Education History of Solar Thermal Installers

The most common degree held by Solar Thermal Installers is Electrical Engineering. 25% of Solar Thermal Installers had a degree in Electrical Engineering before becoming Solar Thermal Installers. That is over 28 times the average across all careers.

Solar Thermal Installer Education History

This table shows which degrees people earn before becoming a Solar Thermal Installer, compared to how often those degrees are obtained by people who earn at least one post secondary degree.

Degree % of Solar Thermal Installers % of population Multiple
Electrical Engineering 25.0% 0.9% 28.3×

Solar Thermal Installer Education Levels

43% of Solar Thermal Installers have a high school diploma. 34% of Solar Thermal Installers have an associate's degree.

No education 0%
High school diploma 43%
Associate's degree 34%
Bachelor's degree 11%
Master's degree 0%
Doctorate degree 0%

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Career Attributes

  • $40,480
  • 42,700
  • 3.1
  • 9.6%
  • Physics
More Attributes