Solar Energy Installation Managers


Salary Median (2020)


Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+4.8% (slower than the average)

Most Common Level of Education

High school diploma or equivalent


What Solar Energy Installation Managers Do

Direct work crews installing residential or commercial solar photovoltaic or thermal systems.

Other Job Titles Solar Energy Installation Managers May Have

Installation Manager, Residential Field Manager, Solar Energy Installation Manager, Solar Installation Manager, Solar Installation Supervisor

How Leaders Describe a Typical Day at Work

Founder & CEO ,

Solar Bear

My day-to-day work primarily consists of meetings and managing a company and nonprofit. I also sometimes attend board meetings too.

President/CEO ,

Aztec Solar Inc

A student would see a busy, active solar company. our company has warehouse people, solar installers, mid level managers, engineers, sales people and executives.

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Supervise solar installers, technicians, and subcontractors for solar installation projects to ensure compliance with safety standards.
  • Estimate materials, equipment, and personnel needed for residential or commercial solar installation projects.
  • Prepare solar installation project proposals, quotes, budgets, or schedules.
  • Plan and coordinate installations of photovoltaic (PV) solar and solar thermal systems to ensure conformance to codes.
  • Monitor work of contractors and subcontractors to ensure projects conform to plans, specifications, schedules, or budgets.

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