Salary for Wind Energy Engineers

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Wind energy engineers determine site specifications and design underground and overhead wind farm collector systems. These engineers use computer models to design the layout of wind farms and their peripheral support structures. They may use similar models to create design specifications for wind turbine components, and to investigate experimental wind farm technologies. Additionally, these professionals may oversee wind farm contractors or subcontractors in the field. Bachelor's degrees are required in this field.

A Wind Energy Engineer can get an average wage on a scale from $55,360 - $166,050 based on experience and domain knowledge. can get an average compensation of one hundred and seven thousand and sixty dollars yearly.

are compensated the highest in District of Columbia, where they can earn an average job salary of about $139,050. Employees who work in this job make the greatest compensation in Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction, where they can earn pay of $128,070.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 37.78 percent nationwide in that time.


Wind Energy Engineers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Public Administration
Finance and Insurance
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Transportation and Warehousing

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Accommodation and Food Services
Health Care and Social Assistance
Retail Trade
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Educational Services