Over 250,000 Solar Workers
This represents an increase of 9.2%, or 21,563 more jobs compared to 2020.
Solar Jobs Up in 47 States
Nearly every state saw job growth in 2021, driven by growth in consumer, business, and utility demand.
Installation Firms Lead Growth
Over the past decade, the most significant has been in the installation and project development sector, which has more than tripled the number of jobs since 2011.
A Path to Career Advancement
Less than one-third of solar industry jobs require a bachelor’s degree, but positions are also available in advanced fields.