Salary for Wind Energy Operations Managers

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Financial planning, personnel management, maintenance and operational management duties are a part of the job function of wind energy operations managers. These individuals are expected to have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other related disciplines. The job may entail travel to wind farms located on or off-shore. Strong management and communication skills are expected for individuals in this occupation.

A Wind Energy Operations Manager can earn a pay level on a scale from 80000 to 120000 depending on seniority levels. Wind Energy Operations Managers will most likely earn a wage of One Hundred Four Thousand Seven Hundred dollars per year.

Wind Energy Operations Managers make the most money in the District of Columbia, which has pay levels, on average, of close to $124070. These people receive the highest pay in Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction, where they can receive wages of $124280.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 28.05 percent nationwide in that time.
Wind Energy Operations Managers tend to make the most in the following industries
Information $124,280
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $119,190
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $115,800
Management of Companies and Enterprises $111,060
Manufacturing $110,800
Utilities $109,930
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Retail Trade $72,000
Accommodation and Food Services $80,530
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $82,560
Health Care and Social Assistance $86,560
Other Services (except Public Administration) $89,020
Educational Services $89,930