New Study: Powering America
Jobs in the electric power industry help power our lives—and our economy. A new study by M. J. Bradley & Associates highlights how the industry is driving employment for a skilled, diverse workforce that is delivering America’s energy future.
The study finds that the electric power industry supports more than 7 million jobs in communities throughout the U.S. That’s 1 in every 20 American jobs!
The industry offers a diverse number of careers – engineers, lawyers, lineworkers, environmental researchers, customer service representatives, cybersecurity experts, and many more. And each job directly provided by the electric power industry supports an additional 1.7 jobs in our communities.
There’s a lot more to learn in the full report, “Powering America: The Economic and Workforce Contributions of the U.S. Electric Power Industry.” We hope you’ll find it as interesting and illuminating as we do.