By 2030, solar installer jobs are expected to see a 52% increase from where they were in 2020, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Compared to other careers, this is certainly above average job growth, making it a great time to get into the solar industry. Within the solar industry, there are many different types of careers, and the range of pay can vary quite a bit depending on the role. This infographic from Solar Power Guide looks at 40 jobs within the solar industry, and ranks them based on their average salaries. This helpful visualization also includes the education that is required for each of these 40 different positions within the solar industry. According to the research, the top paying solar job is a lawyer who has expertise with solar, with an average annual pay of $114,970. The 40th ranked job, which is a Solar Assembler, sees an average of $28,640 on an annual basis.
Infographic by: solarpower.guide