The salary statistics of wind turbine service technicians are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of wind turbine service technicians within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The wind turbine service technicians annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$37,850|
|25th Percentile Wage||$44,550|
|50th Percentile Wage||$53,880|
|75th Percentile Wage||$66,330|
|90th Percentile Wage||$80,170|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for wind turbine service technicians. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) wind turbine service technicians is $80,170. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $53,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,850. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 111% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of wind turbine service technicians from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of wind turbine service technicians in 7 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for wind turbine service technicians occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $58,280. The lowest paying sector is the federal, state, and local government sector (annual salary $45,430).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
From the above tables we note that not only wind turbine service technicians salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of wind turbine service technicians in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $43,370 to $67,540. The highest paying state for wind turbine service technicians is West Virginia with a median annual salary of $67,540. The lowest paying state is Oklahoma with a median annual salary of $43,370. For more salary information of wind turbine service technicians profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|West Virginia|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|New York|| |
|New Mexico|| |