Wind Turbine Service Technicians

5.6/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
45%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
68.2%
by 2030
WAGES
$56,230
or $27.03 hourly
VOLUME
5,860
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 45% (Start worrying)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Finger Dexterity
Manual Dexterity
Assisting and Caring for Others
Key
very important
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Wind Turbine Service Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 68.2% by 2030
'Wind Turbine Service Technicians' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Wind Turbine Service Technicians' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Wind Turbine Service Technicians' was $56,230, or $27.03 hourly
'Wind Turbine Service Technicians' are paid 34.0% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 5,860 people employed as Wind Turbine Service Technicians.
This represents around 0.00% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Inspect, diagnose, adjust, or repair wind turbines. Perform maintenance on wind turbine equipment including resolving electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic malfunctions.

SOC Code: 49-9081.00

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