CAREER

Fuel Cell Engineers

Overview

Salary Median (2020)

$90,160

Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+3.9% (slower than the average)

Most Common Level of Education

Bachelor's degree

Career

What Fuel Cell Engineers Do

Design, evaluate, modify, or construct fuel cell components or systems for transportation, stationary, or portable applications.

Other Job Titles Fuel Cell Engineers May Have

Engineer, Research Engineer, Stack Engineer

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Conduct fuel cell testing projects, using fuel cell test stations, analytical instruments, or electrochemical diagnostics, such as cyclic voltammetry or impedance spectroscopy.
  • Design or implement fuel cell testing or development programs.
  • Write technical reports or proposals related to engineering projects.
  • Plan or implement fuel cell cost reduction or product improvement projects in collaboration with other engineers, suppliers, support personnel, or customers.
  • Validate design of fuel cells, fuel cell components, or fuel cell systems.

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