Full Title: The 2019 U.S. Energy and Employment Report
Author(s): Energy Futures Initiative (EFI) & National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO)
Publisher(s): Energy Futures Initiative (EFI) & National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO)
Publication Date: 03/2019
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Based on a comprehensive analysis of employer data collected in the fourth quarter of 2018, the 2019 USEER finds that the Traditional Energy and Energy Efficiency sectors in 2018 employed approximately 6.7 million Americans out of a workforce of approximately 147 million. Employment in these sectors increased in 2018 by 2.3% from the previous year, adding 151,700 net new jobs, nearly 7% of all new jobs nationwide.
The 2019 USEER analyzes the following five sectors of the U.S. economy:
• Electric Power Generation
• Transmission, Distribution and Storage
• Energy Efficiency
• Motor Vehicles and Component Parts
The first three of these sectors make up the Traditional Energy sector. This year’s report has expanded to include estimates of job levels in pipeline construction, wages, and energy storage employment. The 2019 report offers—for the first time—comparative analysis of wage levels across multiple energy sectors.