Career Profile

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

Education Postsecondary nondegree award
This is the typical education required for an entry-level position.
Earnings $51,800
This is the typical median salary earned for an entry-level position.

Wind turbine service technicians install, maintain, and repair wind turbines.

General Information

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

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

Occupational Outlook

For the Rural Capital Area


Job Opportunities

Over the next five years, an average of 16 openings per year are projected for Wind Turbine Service Technicians.


Employment Change

Employment for Wind Turbine Service Technicians is forecasted to increase significantly more than the regional average by 47.1% between 2022 and 2027.


Earnings Potential

An average worker in this occupation is paid $24.89/hour. Entry level workers are paid $21.17, while experienced workers are paid $26.75. The median wage is comparable to average regional wages across occupations.

Local Employment Opportunities

There are 67 Wind Turbine Service Technicians in the RCA region. By 2027 this number could reach 98.

Top 5 Employing Industries, Locally

The top industries employing Wind Turbine Service Technicians are Utility System Construction, Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance, and Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution.

Knowledge Areas

The top most significant knowledge categories for Wind Turbine Service Technicians include Mechanical, Computers and Electronics, and Engineering and Technology.

Educational Attainment Patterns

The most common level of education for Wind Turbine Service Technicians is HS diploma or less. 20% of people employed in these roles have some form of college degree.

Sources: BLS   JobsEQ®   ONET