Wind Turbine Technician Salary

Male Wind Turbine Technicians number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $21.35 per hour in the United States. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by career duration, but the company and geography are influential factors as well. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Wind Turbine Technicians is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$39,594 - $75,503
$40K
$50K
$76K
MEDIAN: $50,223
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50%
90%

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$16.57 - $28.22
$17
$22
$28
MEDIAN: $21.60
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$0$76K
Salary $39,594 - $75,503
Bonus $495.51 - $9,807
Profit Sharing $1,250
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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$37,882 - $76,482
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 38
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $16.57 - $28.22
Overtime $23.36 - $39.12
Annual Data $0$76K
Bonus $495.51 - $9,807
Profit Sharing $1,250
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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$37,882 - $76,482
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 153

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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.

Wind Turbine Technician Job Listings

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.

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.

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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 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Wind Turbine Technician Salaries

▲32%

▲4%

National Average
$52,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Wind Turbine Technician Salaries


National Average
$52,000


Systems Troubleshooting
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 9%
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