Dear Valued Visitor,

We have noticed that you are using an ad blocker software.

Although advertisements on the web pages may degrade your experience, our business certainly depends on them and we can only keep providing you high-quality research based articles as long as we can display ads on our pages.

To view this article, you can disable your ad blocker and refresh this page or simply login.

We only allow registered users to use ad blockers. You can sign up for free by clicking here or you can login if you are already a member.

11 Fastest Growing Blue Collar Jobs

4. Solar photovoltaic installers

Projected growth: 24.3

Average salary: 40,020

Solar photovoltaic (PV) installers, assemble, install, or maintain solar panel systems on roofs or other structures. Future growth of almost 25 percent is driven by booming PV market which enables millions of Americans to use a renewable source of energy in a cheap and efficient way.

Those who decide to take a career in PV sector should be ready to travel to job sites and work on call in cases of emergencies. High school diploma and on-the-job training which lasts up to 1 year are prerequisites for getting PV jobs. Also, some installers expand their knowledge by taking courses at technical schools or community colleges, or by entering training in an apprenticeship program.

Expectedly, sunniest states in the US Hawaii, New Mexico, and Arizona have the greatest number of job openings for PV installers, while these blue collars earn the most in the following three states: Hawaii (50,740), Massachusetts (48,920), and New Years (44,380)

solar, panel, power, roof, roofer, home, green, building, electricity, worker, renewable, alternative, work, generator, business, rooftop, man, array, smiling, hardhat, grid, 11 Fastest Growing Blue Collar Jobs

Federico Rostagno/

DOWNLOAD FREE REPORT: Warren Buffett's Best Stock Picks

Let Warren Buffett, George Soros, Steve Cohen, and Daniel Loeb WORK FOR YOU.

If you want to beat the low cost index funds by 19 percentage points per year, look no further than our monthly newsletter.In this free report you can find an in-depth analysis of the performance of Warren Buffett's entire historical stock picks. We uncovered Warren Buffett's Best Stock Picks and a way to for Buffett to improve his returns by more than 4 percentage points per year.

Bonus Biotech Stock Pick: You can also find a detailed bonus biotech stock pick that we expect to return more than 50% within 12 months.
Subscribe me to Insider Monkey's Free Daily Newsletter
This is a FREE report from Insider Monkey. Credit Card is NOT required.