Solar Jobs Nationwide 260,077 Solar Jobs 2016 Data

 Top Ten Metros Solar Jobs

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA – 21,263
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA – 15,631
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA – 12,081
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH – 10,096
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA – 8,402
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV – 7,644
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA – 6,642
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ – 5,895
Riverside-San Bernardino -Ontario, CA  – 5,534
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO – 3,974
California
Top Ten Counties Solar Jobs
Los Angeles – 15,142
San Diego- – 8,336
Clark- – 7,644
Santa Clara – 6,757
Orange – 6,129
Maricopa -5,728
Alameda – 4,619
Middlesex – 4,212
San Francisco – 3,686
Riverside – 75,59
Top Ten States by Leading States SOLAR JOBS
Massachusetts- – 15,095
Nevada – 8,764
New York – 8,250
New Jersey – 7,071
Texas – 7,030
Arizona – 6,922
Florida – 6,560
North Carolina – 5,950
Colorado – 4,998

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Nationwide

208,859 Solar jobs 2015 Data

119,931 Installation jobs

30,282 –  Manufacturing jobs
24,377  – Sales and distribution jobs
22,422 –  Project development jobs
11,848  –  Other solar jobs
57.4% – Installation
14.5%  – Manufacturing
11.7% -m Sales and Distribution
10.7% – Project Development
5.7% – Other
9,929 Total solar companies
2,095 Solar patents (2010 – 2015)
5,311,791 Homes powered by solar
10.51 cents/ kWhAverage electricity price

Solar Worker Demographics Out of 260,000 working in solar industry nationally

Women – 23.8%
 African-American – 6.6%
 Latino or Hispanic – 11.3%
 Asian or Pacific Islander – 8.6%
 Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces – 8.1%