New Report: Solar Installer to Be Fastest Growing Job from 2018-2028
Solar photovoltaic installer is expected to be the fastest-growing occupation in the country from 2018 to 2028, according to a new report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
Specifically, solar PV installer jobs are projected to grow 63.3% in this time frame, much faster than the average for all occupations, says the BLS. With a 2018 median pay of $42,680 per year, or $20.52 per hour, there were 9,800 jobs in this field last year.
Wind turbine technician came in second place for fastest-growing occupation from 2018 to 2028, with a 56.9% increase expected. The BLS says there were 6,600 of these jobs in 2018, offering a median pay of $54,370 per year, or $26.14 per hour.
You can read more at SolarIndustryMag.com here.