Solar Photovoltaic Installers

Are you curious about a career as a solar photovoltaic installer in the United States of America? Read the outline below and then watch the videos included here to get better understanding of this career. Finally, don’t forget to use the comments section below to let us know what you learned today and if you would like us to include any other careers you’re interested in.

Now you can learn what Solar Photovoltaic Installers do, the work environment, how to become one, salary, and job outlook.

While you watch the first video on solar photovoltaic installers, pay close attention to specialization areas, duties, and important qualities, as many job interview questions are based on this information.

If you’re interested in a career as a solar photovoltaic installer in the USA, pay close attention to the education and training section, as well as licenses, certifications, and registrations, so that you know what to expect in getting prepared.

Finally, you need to review the job outlook section for solar photovoltaic installers and know what to expect in the following years in terms of how many people are currently working in this field, as well as how many more are expected to be hired. The smaller total number of those employed in the field and the percentage of growth, the greater the job competition and higher difficulty for one to find a career as a solar photovoltaic installer. However, the higher the total number of those employed in the field, and the above average percentage of job growth, the greater the likelihood of entry into this career.

You are strongly encouraged to watch both videos about solar photovoltaic installers below, take good notes, and then visit the comments section below and share your thoughts and your knowledge on solar photovoltaic installers in the United States of America.

What Solar Photovoltaic Installers Do

Solar photovoltaic (PV) installers assemble, set up, and maintain rooftop or other systems that convert sunlight into energy.

Work Environment

Most solar panel installations are done outdoors, but PV installers sometimes work in attics and crawl spaces to connect panels to the electrical grid. Installers also must travel to jobsites.

How to Become a Solar Photovoltaic Installer

Although installers typically need a high school diploma, some take courses at a technical school or community college. Installers typically receive on-the-job training lasting up to 1 year.


The median annual wage for solar photovoltaic installers was $46,470 in May 2020.

Job Outlook

Employment of solar photovoltaic (PV) installers is projected to grow 51 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations. The continued expansion and adoption of solar PV systems will result in excellent job opportunities, particularly for those who complete training courses on solar panel installation.

4 thoughts on “Solar Photovoltaic Installers”

  1. I am an electrical engineer I have complete bsc engineering (EEE) Diploma Engineering (electrical) and have 10years more… So I need solar installer job.

  2. Hello , Hind from Iraq , solar photovoltaic installer assembler , setup and maintain rooftop or other systems that convert sunlight to energy, most solar panel installation are done outdoor and PV spaces need connected to electrical grid.
    Installer typically certificate need a high school diploma. and some take course at technical school or community collage and sometimes receive on the job training last up to 1 year.
    Employment PV installers is project to growth 51 percentage from2019 to 2029, it is much faster than other occupation.
    In my count the people is suffering. of shortage of electricity so Solar photovoltaic installer is good for Iraqi climate which arid and hot in mor season in year ، add to we have many young people unemployment with certificate for Technical of diploma for high School and community collage while that resource developments is richest wealth but prevent this project is corruption .

  3. Solar Photovoltaic Installers

    Solar Photovoltaic Installers also known as Pv Installers, provide maintainace, set up structure to monted solar panel to certain angles, they work on heights for long periods of time carrying heavy handtools or equipment to install panels. PV installers use a variety of handtools and power tools such as: drills, saws, wrenches, screwdriver to install solar panel. Usually PV installers work outdoors on rooftops but sometimes they have to work in attics and crawl spaces to connect panel to the electrical grid. The media annual wage for PV installer is $46,470. Some take courses at a Technical school or community college, others Pv intallers learn their trade on the job working with experience intallers, on the job trainning can last between to 1 month to 1 year, this carrier is projected to growth 51 porcent since 2019 until 2029.

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