Wind Turbine Service Technicians

5.9/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
35%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
44.3%
by 2031
WAGES
$56,260
or $27.05 hourly
VOLUME
10,100
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 35% (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
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Wind Turbine Service Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 44.3% by 2031
'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 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

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

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Wind Turbine Service Technicians' was $56,260, or $27.05 hourly
'Wind Turbine Service Technicians' are paid 22.9% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as wind turbine service technicians?

As of 2021 there were 10,100 people employed as Wind Turbine Service Technicians within the United States.
This represents around 0.007% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 13 thousand people are employed as Wind Turbine Service Technicians.

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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