Solar Photovoltaic Installers

4.4/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
87%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
52.1%
by 2030
WAGES
$46,470
or $22.34 hourly
VOLUME
11,490
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 87% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Finger Dexterity
Manual Dexterity
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Solar Photovoltaic Installers' job openings is expected to rise 52.1% by 2030
'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 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

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

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Solar Photovoltaic Installers' was $46,470, or $22.34 hourly
'Solar Photovoltaic Installers' are paid 10.8% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 11,490 people employed as Solar Photovoltaic Installers.
This represents around 0.01% of the employed workforce across the United States.

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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