Wind Turbine Technician

Wind Turbine Technicians brave tall heights to install and maintain wind turbines. Follow technicians from NextEra Energy Resources on site and visit the technician program at Lake Region State College.

Wind Turbine Technician

Wind Turbine Technicians specialize in installing, maintaining, and reparing wind turbines. A Wind Turbine Technician generally works outdoors, in confined spaces, and often at great heights.

This career experience was created in partnership with the Wind Turbine Technician Program.

$56,260 per year/ $27.05 per hour

U.S. Median Pay, 2021


U.S. Number of Jobs, 2020

High school Diploma or Equivalent

Long-term on-the-job training
Some require technical schooling/certification
Typical Entry-Level Education/Training

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