$49,854
Avg. Salary
$21.52
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,200

Bonus

$1,483

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Wind Turbine Technician is $21.52 per hour.

The average pay for a Wind Turbine Technician is $49,854 per year.

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$16.94
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$21.52
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$27.97
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MEDIAN $21.52
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$38k
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$82k
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MEDIAN $49,854
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MEDIAN: $49,854
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$0$81K
Salary $38,317 - $81,814
Bonus $502 - $9,775
Profit Sharing $1,483
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$38,150 - $75,579
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 81
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $16.94 - $27.97
Hourly Tips $16.88
Overtime $24.15 - $39.51
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $502 - $9,775
Profit Sharing $1,483
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$38,150 - $75,579
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 279

Job Description for Wind Turbine Technician

Wind turbine technicians identify, inspect, maintain and repair wind turbines to ensure proper quality control exists. Their goal is to keep maintenance costs low and quality high. Wind turbine technicians assist with the installation of new systems and keep proper documentation of all repairs.

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Wind Turbine Technician Tasks
  • Diagnosis and repair wind turbines as directed by site supervisor and prepare and maintain proper documentation to support the repairs, to include parts usage and time worked.
  • Interact with onsite maintenance sub-contractor's employees and provide guidance and training when applicable.
  • Write timely and concise reports regarding inspections to insure proper steps are taken to remedy any deficiencies.
  • Conduct quality control inspections on repairs and maintenance functions provided by maintenance or repair sub-contractors.

Popular Employer Salaries for Wind Turbine Technician


Wind Turbine Technicians fill the offices of leading firms Vestas Wind Systems A/S, EDF Energy, Invenergy LLC, NextEra Energy, Inc., and General Electric Co (GE). Vestas Wind Systems A/S offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $52K.

Wind Turbine Technician Job Listings

Popular Skills for Wind Turbine Technician


Typical Wind Turbine Technicians report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Industrial Hydraulics, Electronic Troubleshooting, and Systems Troubleshooting can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Systems Troubleshooting. Most people who know Electronic Troubleshooting also know Systems Troubleshooting.

Wind Turbine Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Wind Turbine Technician?

Wind Turbine Technician in Greenville:
"I like greenville. Nice area to live and work."
Pros: Location. .alot to do in greenville. .nice clean city.
Cons: Very busy.

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Key Stats for Wind Turbine Technician

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Wind Turbine Technician Salaries

▲34%

▲6%

National Average
$51,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Wind Turbine Technician Salaries



National Average
$51,000

Systems Troubleshooting
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 11%