A new podcast from Careers without Four Years focuses on green jobs:
You can get a green job with no experience if you have a high school diploma. Grid Alternatives and other nonprofits offer free training in solar panel installation. You can also get training at trade schools and community colleges. Please listen to our Financial Aid videos and podcasts. Your training for this career could be free with a grant.
The demand for solar photovoltaic installers is expected to grow 50% from 2020-2030. The average pay for a solar panel installer is $46,500 a year. This position opens the door to great careers in construction. Hear Ayaz Porter, trainer and solar panel installer talk about his career path into the industry.