Renewable Energy Job Evolution
This article analyzes today’s renewable energy markets with a non-political viewpoint. Some statements made for purpose of publication by our headhunters could be speculative. However, our recruiting team will do our best to interpret research and personal executive recruitment experience. We’ll cover all renewable energy industries.
This translates to renewable careers and forward thinking statements. As stands, industry standards translates renewable energy to cover a few major sectors. As of now, they include hydro, wind, tidal, solar, and current technological advances yet to come to market. A trend to focus on environmentally friendly solutions to traditional power has fueled growth in the renewable sector.
Alongside revenue growth in any industry are career opportunities and the need for employee recruitment. Compared to 2021, solar energy jobs increased just shy of 10% from the year prior. Government financial assistance combined with individuals needing to discover clean, reliable energy to prevent over-pollution drives the sector’s growth.
Naturally, this creates more growth from a career standpoint. Designed with renewable energy job creation in mind, The Inflation Reduction Act has sounded the desire to create thousands of jobs within a few years. Should growth continue, recruiting for sales and marketing jobs will follow.
Renewable Recruitment and Careers
The bill is forecasted to help triple clean energy by the decade’s end. The International Energy Agency reported Thursday that renewable energy now provides more employment than the fossil fuel industry. Estimates predict that the renewable energy sector will employ nearly 1,000,000 U.S. workers by the decade’s close.
Since passing the bill, hiring has already picked up. Overall, the bill expects to create 550,000 jobs in renewable energy and technology companies. Industry pioneers, including Honda, Toyota, and First Solar announced renewable energy projects within a year.
Compensation Within Renewable Sectors
For the most part, clean energy jobs compensate competitively. Our recruiters see the sector compensating more than industries considered growing years prior. If the expansion continues, career advancement opportunities will follow. Created jobs cater to Americans of every level. This means installers and technicians, executives, HR experts, and more. Currently, environmental scientists and specialists appear to have less candidate supply than hiring demand, increasing salaries.
Favored renewable energy locations currently gravitate to Sunny states. Florida, Texas, California, Colorado, New Mexico, and Nevada are noteworthy solar-friendly American areas. Texas and other Midwest states with flat typography appeal to the wind energy sector, including the Dakotas. Other states like New York, Massachusetts, and North Carolina have incentives to increase renewable energy in the coming years. Logistically, renewable energy technology must adapt to different weather patterns to make this feasible.