Wind Turbine Service Technicians

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
35%
risk level
POLLING
42%
Based on 16 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
44.3%
by year 2032
WAGES
$57,320
or $27.56 per hour
Volume
9,830
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
5.9/10

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Automation risk

35% (Low Risk)

Low Risk (21-40%): Jobs in this level have a limited risk of automation, as they demand a mix of technical and human-centric skills.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some very important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Finger Dexterity

  • Manual Dexterity

  • Assisting and Caring for Others

User poll

42% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. However, employees may be able to find reassurance in the automated risk level we have generated, which shows 35% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Wind Turbine Service Technicians will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Very fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Wind Turbine Service Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 44.3% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Moderately paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Wind Turbine Service Technicians' was $57,320, or $27 per hour

'Wind Turbine Service Technicians' were paid 23.8% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Significantly lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 9,830 people employed as 'Wind Turbine Service Technicians' within the United States.

This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 15 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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