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Solar Photovoltaic Installers

5.6/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $22.92 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 35% (Start worrying)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Solar Photovoltaic Installers' job openings is expected to rise 27.2% by 2031
'Solar Photovoltaic Installers' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Solar Photovoltaic Installers' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Solar Photovoltaic Installers' was $47,670, or $22.92 hourly
'Solar Photovoltaic Installers' are paid 4.2% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as solar photovoltaic installers?

As of 2021 there were 16,420 people employed as Solar Photovoltaic Installers within the United States.
This represents around 0.012% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 8 thousand people are employed as Solar Photovoltaic Installers.

Job description

Assemble, install, or maintain solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on roofs or other structures in compliance with site assessment and schematics. May include measuring, cutting, assembling, and bolting structural framing and solar modules. May perform minor electrical work such as current checks.

SOC Code: 47-2231.00


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