Number of employees at utilities in the U.S. in Q2 2018, by energy source
U.S. utility employment by energy technology Q2 2018
This statistic represents the number of paid employees at utilities in the United States in the second quarter of 2018, by energy source. A total of around 188,834 people worked for the U.S. utility industry that year.
Number of employees at utilities in the U.S. in Q2 2018, by energy source
Number of employees
Utilities (total)188,834
Nuclear46,809
Coal45,795
Advanced natural gas41,780
Conventional hydro17,480
Natural gas17,242
Wind6,231
Solar**3,295
Bio2,029
CHP1,673
Other1,610
Geothermal1,116
Oil479
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Sources

Release date

March 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

Q2 2018

Supplementary notes

* For the electric power generation sector.
** Majority-time solar employment.

U.S. utility employment by energy technology Q2 2018
This statistic represents the number of paid employees at utilities in the United States in the second quarter of 2018, by energy source. A total of around 188,834 people worked for the U.S. utility industry that year.
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