Wind turbine services technicians are about average in terms of happiness.

At CareerExplorer, we conduct an ongoing survey with millions of people and ask them how satisfied they are with their careers. As it turns out, wind turbine services technicians rate their career happiness 3.2 out of 5 stars which puts them in the bottom 47% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy wind turbine services technicians are to similar careers in the industry. Take a look at the results below:

Salaries and satisfaction ratings in similar careers

Career Satisfaction Avg Salary
Energy auditor
3.2
$75k
Agricultural engineer
3.2
$83k
Grain elevator worker
3.2
$36k
Industrial ecologist
3.2
$77k
Marine engineer
3.2
$93k
Wind turbine services technician
3.2
$56k
Extraction worker
3.2
$38k
Mining and geological engineer
3.1
$97k
Radio mechanic
3.1
$60k
Welder
3.1
$47k

So what does it mean to be happy in your career? Let’s break it down into different dimensions:

  • Salary: Are wind turbine services technicians happy with their salary?
  • Meaning: Do wind turbine services technicians find their jobs meaningful?
  • Personality fit: How well suited are people’s personalities to their everyday tasks as wind turbine services technicians?
  • Work environment: How enjoyable are wind turbine services technician’s work environments?
  • Skills utilization: Are wind turbine services technicians making the best use of their abilities?

Are wind turbine services technicians happy with their salary?

Wind turbine services technicians rated their satisfaction with their salaries 3.8/5. The majority of wind turbine services technicians are quite happy with their salaries, with very few having complaints about their income level.

We asked wind turbine services technicians how fairly compensated they are for their work.
Their response was:

3.8 out of 5 stars

22 wind turbine services technicians

5 Star
18%

18% of wind turbine services technicians rated their compensation 5 stars

4 Star
50%

50% of wind turbine services technicians rated their compensation 4 stars

3 Star
27%

27% of wind turbine services technicians rated their compensation 3 stars

2 Star
5%

5% of wind turbine services technicians rated their compensation 2 stars

Do wind turbine services technicians find their jobs meaningful?

On average, wind turbine services technicians rate the meaningfulness of their work a 3.0/5. While most wind turbine services technicians aren’t very fulfilled by their work, some people may still manage to find meaning in it.

We asked wind turbine services technicians how meaningful they found their work.
Their response was:

3.0 out of 5 stars

22 wind turbine services technicians

5 Star
18%

18% of wind turbine services technicians rated how meaningful they found their career 5 stars

4 Star
9%

9% of wind turbine services technicians rated how meaningful they found their career 4 stars

3 Star
36%

36% of wind turbine services technicians rated how meaningful they found their career 3 stars

2 Star
23%

23% of wind turbine services technicians rated how meaningful they found their career 2 stars

1 Star
14%

14% of wind turbine services technicians rated how meaningful they found their career 1 stars

How well are people’s personalities suited to everyday tasks as wind turbine services technicians?

Wind turbine services technicians rated their personality fit with their work an average of 3.9/5. The majority of wind turbine services technicians find their personalities quite well suited to their work, with relatively few having complaints about their fit.

We asked wind turbine services technicians how well their personalities fit into their careers.
Their response was:

3.9 out of 5 stars

23 wind turbine services technicians

5 Star
35%

35% of wind turbine services technicians rated their career fit 5 stars

4 Star
39%

39% of wind turbine services technicians rated their career fit 4 stars

3 Star
13%

13% of wind turbine services technicians rated their career fit 3 stars

2 Star
4%

4% of wind turbine services technicians rated their career fit 2 stars

1 Star
9%

9% of wind turbine services technicians rated their career fit 1 stars

How enjoyable is a wind turbine services technician’s work environment?

As a whole, wind turbine services technicians rated their enjoyment of their work environment 3.5/5. A solid majority of wind turbine services technicians enjoy their work environment, probably contributing to overall higher satisfaction with working as a wind turbine services technician.

We asked wind turbine services technicians how much they enjoyed their work environment.
Their response was:

3.5 out of 5 stars

23 wind turbine services technicians

5 Star
17%

17% of wind turbine services technicians rated their work environment 5 stars

4 Star
43%

43% of wind turbine services technicians rated their work environment 4 stars

3 Star
22%

22% of wind turbine services technicians rated their work environment 3 stars

2 Star
4%

4% of wind turbine services technicians rated their work environment 2 stars

1 Star
13%

13% of wind turbine services technicians rated their work environment 1 stars

Are wind turbine services technicians making the best use of their abilities?

Former wind turbine services technicians on CareerExplorer have rated their skills utilization 3.1/5. Most wind turbine services technicians are satisfied with how well their abilities are skills are made of use.

We asked wind turbine services technicians how well their abilities were used in their careers.
Their response was:

3.1 out of 5 stars

23 wind turbine services technicians

5 Star
13%

13% of wind turbine services technicians rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 5 stars

4 Star
35%

35% of wind turbine services technicians rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 4 stars

3 Star
22%

22% of wind turbine services technicians rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 3 stars

2 Star
13%

13% of wind turbine services technicians rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 2 stars

1 Star
17%

17% of wind turbine services technicians rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 1 stars