Career Outlook for Wind Turbine Service Technicians

Also known as: Agricultural Engineering Technicians, Biomedical Engineering Technician, Chemical Engineering Technician, Marine Engineering Technicians, Materials Engineering Technician, Metallurgical Engineering Technician, Nuclear Engineering Technician, Optical Engineering Technician, Ordnance Engineering Technician, Salvage Engineering Technician
The overall job outlook for Wind Turbine Service Technician careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 24.45 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 4.07 percent per year. Demand for Wind Turbine Service Technicians is expected to go up, with an expected 14,040 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 2.64 percent over the next few years.
States with the most Wind Turbine Service Technicians
There are currently more Wind Turbine Service Technicians in the following states
California
9,580
Texas
6,460
Ohio
3,590
Michigan
3,570
Washington
3,300
Virginia
3,030
Maryland
2,940
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Wind Turbine Service Technicians
Nebraska
170
Wyoming
170
Montana
280
Arkansas
280
Iowa
300
Rhode Island
300
West Virginia
310

PERCENT SELF EMPLOYED

FASTEST JOB GROWTH

In recent years, Wind Turbine Service Technicians have the highest job vacancies and job growth rate in the following states
Montana
47.37%
Kansas
46.15%
Alaska
28.95%
Texas
27.42%
South Carolina
24.24%
Hawaii
23.91%
Louisiana
23.66%

SLOWEST JOB GROWTH

The following states have had the lowest job openings and growth rates for this career in recent years
Missouri
-58.54%
Minnesota
-40.31%
Michigan
-37.91%
Florida
-31.95%
Oregon
-28.03%
Kentucky
-27.16%
Iowa
-26.83%

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