Wind Turbine Technician Salaries By State

Whether you are considering a career change or are looking at starting your first career, becoming a wind turbine technician is a smart choice.

Below are some details around how much a wind turbine worker salary might be across the United States,

The difference in wages can be due to the level of wind tech education you receive, experience, and location. The table below is based on data from which does surveys to get data from employers.

So, this is a small segment of the technician workforce! It is not uncommon to find an experienced turbine worker making over $100K a year.

I just started as a traveling tech making $75,000 Salary + $155 per day (paid RR) 6 weeks on 1 week off.
-Reddit User

The median salaries reflect an amount where 50% of workers make more and 50% make less than the amount shown.


Not only will you receive a decent wage, benefits are often offered. Many employers of wind techs offer some of the following:

  • Paid vacations
  • Per diem rates
  • Life insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Dental, vision, and retirement
  • 401k

Keep in mind, not all employers are created equal! If benefits are important to you, be sure you interview at several places to find those that offer the best packages.

Also, if you are still in the research phase, be sure to check out our wind turbine worker pros and cons guide! Knowing the good and the bad from other technicians in the field can help you make a more informed decision.

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