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Preparing Youth and Young Adults

For The Solar Photovoltaic Installer Jobs Of The Future 

 

1. Solar photovoltaic installers, often called PV installers, assemble, install, or maintain solar panel systems on roofs or other structures. Installers learn this trade by being employed through an apprenticeship training—normally 5 years 

  • 2020 Median Pay$49,520 per year
    $23.81 per hour

  • Typical Entry-Level EducationHigh school diploma or equivalent

  • Work Experience in a Related OccupationNone

  • On-the-job TrainingApprenticeship

  • Number of Jobs, 2020942,900

  • Job Outlook, 2020-302% (Slower than average)

  • Employment Change, 2020-3020,100

  Preparing Youth And Young Adults

For The Carpentry Jobs Of The Future

  1. Carpentry is a skilled trade in which the primary work performed is the cutting, shaping and installation of building materials during the construction of homes, buildings, concrete formwork, etc. Carpenters traditionally work with natural wood and do work such as framing, but today many other materials are also used.  Carpenters learn this trade by being employed through an apprenticeship training—normally 3 years

  • 2020 Median Pay$49,520 per year

  • $23.81 per hour

  • Typical Entry-Level EducationHigh school diploma or equivalent

  • Work Experience in a Related OccupationNone

  • On-the-job TrainingApprenticeship

  • Number of Jobs, 2020942,900

  • Job Outlook, 2020-302% (Slower than average)

  • Employment Change, 2020-3020,100​

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