Solar Panel Technician Statistics By Gender

11.0% of solar panel technicians are women and 89.0% of solar panel technicians are men.

  • Male, 89.0%
  • Female, 11.0%

Solar Panel Technicians By Gender

GenderPercentages
Male89.0%
Female11.0%

Gender Pay Gap For Solar Panel Technician

Women Earn 91¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$53,673
female-income
Female Income
$48,692

Solar Panel Technician Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the solar panel technician position over time.

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021

Solar Panel Technician Gender By Year

YearMaleFemale
201087.44%12.56%
201186.62%13.38%
201294.99%5.01%
201397.51%2.49%
201493.19%6.81%
201593.56%6.44%
201697.54%2.46%
201795.35%4.65%
201875.20%24.80%
201989.02%10.98%
202073.65%26.35%
202189.02%10.98%

Solar Panel Technician Male to Female Ratio

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.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Composition Floor Setter34%66%
Solar Panel Technician89%11%
Gas Fitter97%3%
Insulation Worker97%2%
Water Softener Installer97%3%

Solar Panel Technician Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among solar panel technicians is Hispanic or Latino, which makes up 36.3% of all solar panel technicians. Comparatively, there are 35.3% of the White ethnicity and 15.8% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

  • Hispanic or Latino, 36.3%
  • White, 35.3%
  • Black or African American, 15.8%
  • Unknown, 6.3%
  • Asian, 5.8%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.5%

Solar Panel Technician Race

Solar Panel Technician RacePercentages
Hispanic or Latino36.3%
White35.3%
Black or African American15.8%
Unknown6.3%
Asian5.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native0.5%

Solar Panel Technician Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among solar panel technicians.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Solar Panel Technician Race By Year

YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201070.30%8.05%1.17%18.29%
201168.68%8.17%0.76%17.55%
201263.23%10.25%1.09%23.41%
201361.69%10.13%0.89%24.89%
201461.95%8.91%1.00%25.01%
201562.75%9.58%0.72%24.55%
201662.15%7.12%0.43%26.99%
201761.20%9.79%1.13%25.06%
201850.28%7.91%3.95%35.03%
201959.29%11.43%0.71%25.00%
202051.20%12.00%1.60%30.40%
202135.26%15.79%5.79%36.32%

Solar Panel Technician Wage Gap By Race

Unknown solar panel technicians have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american solar panel technicians have the lowest average salary at $49,464.
$58,000
$56,000
$54,000
$52,000
$50,000
$48,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$56,130
White$55,015
Black or African American$49,464
Asian$52,686
Hispanic or Latino$55,353

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Average Age of a Solar Panel Technician

We determined the average age of solar panel technicians based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Solar Panel Technician Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
White27
Black or African American29
Hispanic or Latino24

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 58% of the population.

40+ years

30-40 years

20-30 years


Solar Panel Technician Age

Solar Panel Technician YearsPercentages
40+ years13%
30-40 years25%
20-30 years58%

Types of Solar Panel Technician Degree Levels

The most common degree for solar panel technicians is associate degree 31% of solar panel technicians earn that degree. A close second is high school diploma with 30% and rounding it off is bachelor's degree with 26%.

  • Associate, 31%
  • High School Diploma, 30%
  • Bachelors, 26%
  • Diploma, 6%
  • Other Degrees, 7%

Solar Panel Technicians By Education

Solar Panel Technician DegreePercentages
Associate31%
High School Diploma30%
Bachelors26%
Diploma6%
Other Degrees7%

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Solar Panel Technician Wage Gap By Education

Solar panel technicians with a Associate degree earn more than those without, at $57,010 annually. With a Bachelors degree, solar panel technicians earn a median annual income of $54,106 compared to $51,616 for solar panel technicians with an High School Diploma degree.
$58,000
$56,000
$54,000
$52,000
$50,000
High School Diploma or Less
Bachelor's Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
EducationSalary
High School Diploma or Less$51,616
Bachelor's Degree$54,106
Some College/ Associate Degree$57,010

Solar Panel Technician Employment Statistics

This section highlights information about where solar panel technicians work. We found most solar panel technicians work for a private company. In addition, the industry that employs the most solar panel technicians is the professional industry.

Company Size

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

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Solar Panel Technician Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees12%
50 - 100 employees20%
100 - 500 employees30%
500 - 1,000 employees7%
1,000 - 10,000 employees13%
> 10,000 employees19%

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.

Education

Public

Private

Government

Solar Panel Technician Jobs By Sector

Company TypePercentages
Education1%
Public18%
Private78%
Government3%

Top Industries Hiring Solar Panel Technicians

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 professional, manufacturing and construction.

Professional

Manufacturing

Construction

Energy

Technology

Solar Panel Technician Turnover And Employment Statistics

Solar Panel Technician Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of solar panel technicians changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Solar Panel Technician Unemployment Rate By Year

YearSolar Panel Technician Unemployment Rate
201016.57%
201114.50%
201219.94%
201315.90%
201413.10%
201510.72%
20168.92%
20177.10%
201811.56%
20198.55%
202017.82%
202111.52%

The Average Number of Years That Solar Panel Technician Stay in a Job

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%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Solar Panel Technician Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year41%
1-2 years30%
3-4 years9%
5-7 years12%
8-10 years4%
11+ years4%

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.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
Concrete Block Layer1.40%1,736
Drywall Taper1.75%13,470
Construction Pit Worker2.24%46,522
Construction Electrician2.76%41,814
Setter3.39%1,950
Metal Furniture Assembler4.07%20,818
Solar Panel Technician8.12%-

Solar Panel Technician LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
Concrete Block Layer1.40%1,736
Drywall Taper1.75%13,470
Construction Pit Worker2.24%46,522
Construction Electrician2.76%41,814
Setter3.39%1,950
Metal Furniture Assembler4.07%20,818

Foreign Languages Spoken By Solar Panel Technicians

  • Spanish, 100.0%

Solar Panel Technician Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish100.0%

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Solar Panel Technician Demographics FAQs

How Many Solar Panel Technician Are There In The Us?

There are over 713 Solar Panel Technicians in the United States.

What Percentage Of Solar Panel Technicians Are Black?

15.8% of Solar Panel Technicians are Black or African American

What Race Are Most Solar Panel Technicians?

Most a are Hispanic or Latino, with 36.3% of Solar Panel Technicians belonging to this ethnicity. 35.3% of Solar Panel Technicians are White, 15.8% of Solar Panel Technicians are Black or African American, 6.3% of Solar Panel Technicians are Unknown, 5.8% of Solar Panel Technicians are Asian, and 0.5% of Solar Panel Technicians are American Indian and Alaska Native

Are Solar Panel Technician Jobs Male - Dominated?

Yes, Solar Panel Technician jobs are male - dominated. 89% of Solar Panel Technicians are male, and 11% are female, so there are more male Solar Panel Technicians than female Solar Panel Technicians in the United States.

How Old Is The Average Solar Panel Technician?

The average Solar Panel Technician is 29 years old. 13% of Solar Panel Technicians are 40+ years old or older, 25% are between the ages of 30-40 years, and 58% are between 20-30 years old

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