Solar Panel Installers


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Solar Panel Installers

Solar Panel Installers - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

Half of all solar panel installers work in California. California offers many incentives for solar electric power, such as tax credits.

Major employers:

  • Manufacturers of solar panels
  • Government agencies

Outlook

Demand for this occupation will be very strong, however it is a very small occupation and not many jobs will be created. Demand is increasing as more homes and businesses install solar panels. Government incentives make solar power more affordable.

Job prospects will be best for those with technical or apprenticeship training. Workers with experience in other construction occupations will also have good prospects.

(CIS 100552)

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Illinois
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United States
12,000
Very small
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50.8%
3.7%
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2,300
Few
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.