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Wind Energy Industry Workers

Overview

Wind energy industry workers perform a wide range of duties, from designing, building, repairing, and maintaining wind turbines and wind farms, to assessing and purchasing land for wind farms, protecting wildlife (especially birds) from the potentially harmful effects of wind turbines, and providing support services to scientific and technical workers. Approximately 88,000 people are employed in the wind energy industry, according to the American Wind Energy Association.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

Much Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Curious

Enterprising

Organized

Career Ladder
Manager or Consultant

Experienced Wind Energy Industry Worker

Entry-Level Wind Energy Industry Worker