There are currently an estimated 132,500 wind energy engineers in the United States. The wind energy engineer job market is expected to grow by 6.4% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are wind energy engineers?
CareerExplorer rates wind energy engineers with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 12,500 wind energy engineers. That number is based on 8,500 additional wind energy engineers, and the retirement of 4,000 existing wind energy engineers.
What’s the supply of wind energy engineers?
The wind energy engineer industry is concentrated in California, Texas, Florida
Wind Energy Engineer job market by state
|State Name||Employed Wind Energy Engineers|
|District of Columbia||2,720|