A few highlights:
As of November 2014, the solar industry employs 173,807 workers, representing a growth rate of nearly 22% over the previous year.
And the good news doesn’t stop there. Here are just a few key findings from this year’s census:
-Solar employment has grown by 86% in the past five years alone.
-One out of every 78 new jobs created in the U.S. over the past 12 months was created by the solar industry.
-The solar industry is adding workers at a rate nearly 20 times faster than the overall economy.