Solar Panel Technician Statistics in the US

From where do we know all information about solar panel technician demographics? We analyzed 303 solar panel technicians resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Solar Panel Technician Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as solar panel technicians. Keep reading to find out what the results for solar panel technicians were.

Solar Panel Technician Gender Ratio

Among solar panel technicians, 13.8% of them are women compared to 82.6% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 82.6%
  • Female, 13.8%
  • Unknown, 3.6%

Solar Panel Technician Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among solar panel technicians is White, which makes up 50.3% of all solar panel technicians. Comparatively, there are 35.0% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 7.9% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 50.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 34.9%
  • Black or African American, 7.9%
  • Asian, 4.0%
  • Unknown, 2.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.6%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Solar Panel Technicians

Job Title
  • Spanish, 100.0%

Number Of Years On The Job For Solar Panel Technician

By looking over 303 solar panel technicians resumes, we figured out that the average solar panel technician enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 41%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Solar Panel Technician Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of solar panel technician employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of solar panel technicians is 20-30 years old, which represents 47% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Solar Panel Technicians with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, water softener installer and insulation worker have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Composition Floor Setter34%66%
Solar Panel Technician83%14%
Gas Fitter97%3%
Insulation Worker97%2%
Water Softener Installer97%3%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Water Softener Installer
Insulation Worker
Gas Fitter
Solar Panel Technician
Composition Floor Setter
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Solar Panel Technicians with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to solar panel technicians.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Tinsmith2.85%
Roofer Assistant3.93%
Equipment Operator/Labour5.55%
Rubber Block Layer6.99%
Pipe Liner7.62%
Bridge Painter9.34%
Solar Panel Technician11.06%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Solar Panel Technician?

male-income
Male Income
$38,680
female-income
Female Income
$36,761

Solar Panel Technician Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that White men and Asian men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$40,287
$39,264
$38,242
$37,219
$36,197
$35,174
$34,152
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Solar Panel Technician Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$39,264
Some College/ Associate Degree$39,857
Bachelor's Degree$40,330

Solar Panel Technician Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

    $41,160
    $40,330
    $39,500
    $38,670
    $37,840
    $37,011
    $36,181
    High School Diploma or Less
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Bachelor's Degree

    Solar Panel Technician Employment Statistics

    This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ solar panel technicians. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most solar panel technicians is the manufacturing industry.

    Company Size

    We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire solar panel technicians.

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    < 50 employees

    50 - 100 employees

    100 - 500 employees

    500 - 1,000 employees

    1,000 - 10,000 employees

    > 10,000

    The Types Of Companies Solar Panel Technician Work In

    Employees with the solar panel technician job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most solar panel technicians prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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    Private

    Public

    Government

    Industry Concentration

    Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ solar panel technicians. Those industries include manufacturing, construction and retail.

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    Manufacturing

    Construction

    Professional

    Retail

    Fortune 500

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