Solar Sales Representatives and Assessors

General Information

Description

Contact new or existing customers to determine their solar equipment needs, suggest systems or equipment, or estimate costs.

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Job Outlook

Overall employment of wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives is projected to grow 5 percent from 2020 to 2030, slower than the average for all occupations. Despite limited employment growth, about 169,400 openings for wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Most of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$86,650

State-by-state Salary

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$119,790
$29,650
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Some college 38%
  • Bachelor's degree 34%
  • Associate's degree 8%
  • Post baccalaureate 6%
  • High school 5%
  • Post-secondary certificate 5%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Related College Majors

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Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Engineering and Technology
  • English Language

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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