Solar Energy Installation Managers

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
8%
risk level
POLLING
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LABOR DEMAND *
GROWTH
4.1%
by year 2032
WAGES
$76,760
or $36.90 per hour
Volume
777,420
as of 2023

Employment data isn't available specifically for this occupation from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, so we are using the data from First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers.

SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
6.3/10

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Automation risk

8% (Minimal Risk)

Minimal Risk (0-20%): Occupations in this category have a low probability of being automated, as they typically demand complex problem-solving, creativity, strong interpersonal skills, and a high degree of manual dexterity. These jobs often involve intricate hand movements and precise coordination, making it difficult for machines to replicate the required tasks.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Negotiation

  • Persuasion

  • Social Perceptiveness

  • Finger Dexterity

  • Originality

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Growth

Moderate growth relative to other professions

The number of 'First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers' job openings is expected to rise 4.1% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

High paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers' was $76,760, or $36 per hour

'First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers' were paid 59.7% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Significantly greater range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 777,420 people employed as 'First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers' within the United States.

This represents around 0.5% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 195 people are employed as 'First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers'.

Job description

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

SOC Code: 47-1011.03

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