U.S. employees in energy generation industry by technology 2018

This statistic represents the number of paid employees in the U.S. electric power generation industry in 2018, by technology. As of 2018, around 242,300 people worked for the solar energy generation industry.

Number of paid employees in electric power generation in the U.S. in 2018, by technology

Number of employees
Solar242,343
Wind111,166
Coal86,202
Advanced natural gas69,519
Nuclear62,897
Traditional hydro54,870
Natural gas43,526
Bioenery/CHP42,221
Oil12,582
Low impact hydro11,578
Geothermal8,526
Other37,775
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Release date

March 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

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