Solar Thermal Installers and Technicians

4.9/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $27.08 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 47% (Start worrying)

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

The number of 'Solar Thermal Installers and Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 5% by 2030
'Solar Thermal Installers and Technicians' is expected to be a slow 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 Thermal Installers and Technicians' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Solar Thermal Installers and Technicians' was $56,330, or $27.08 hourly
'Solar Thermal Installers and Technicians' are paid 34.3% 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 417,440 people employed as Solar Thermal Installers and Technicians.
This represents around 0.30% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Install or repair solar energy systems designed to collect, store, and circulate solar-heated water for residential, commercial or industrial use.

SOC Code: 47-2152.04

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