There are currently an estimated 5,800 wind turbine technicians in the United States. The wind turbine technician job market is expected to grow by 94.8% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are wind turbine technicians?

CareerExplorer rates wind turbine technicians with a C employability rating, meaning this career should provide moderate employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 11,200 wind turbine technicians. That number is based on 5,500 additional wind turbine technicians, and the retirement of 5,700 existing wind turbine technicians.

What’s the supply of wind turbine technicians?

The wind turbine technician industry is concentrated in Texas, Iowa, Illinois

Wind Turbine Technician job market by state

State Name Employed Wind Turbine Technicians
Texas 1,020
Iowa 340
Illinois 290
North Dakota 210
Minnesota 200
Pennsylvania 190
Colorado 100
South Dakota 100
Wyoming 90
Indiana 70
Washington 70
Michigan 60
West Virginia 40