The annual National Solar Jobs Census highlights the far reaching impacts of America’s 260,077 solar workers. The solar industry is generating well-paying jobs everywhere from Detroit to Miami to Salt Lake City, and in states from Ohio to Texas to South Carolina. The below fact sheets include key state highlights pulled from the State Solar Jobs Map.
Also below is a new solar economic impact analysis that shows how the U.S. solar industry added $154 billion in economic output in 2016. Furthermore, the analysis found that one solar-related job supports two jobs elsewhere in
the U.S. economy, while every $1 spent on solar generates an additional $1.47 in spending economy-wide.