Wind Turbine Service Technicians (49-9081)

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

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 4244 4.80 11
United States 4,4009,200 108.0480 70550

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 26.1317.7820.96 25.1330.1536.66

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
144 28.636.4 27.3
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation2
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation2
UI claimants previously working in occupation2
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 6
Number of job position postings 0
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 0.0

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Some college, no degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: Long-term on-the-job training