Salary for Wind Energy Project Managers

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Wind energy project managers conduct environmental impact studies, obtain relevant permits, and occasionally oversee the construction of wind farms. They may also write project proposals when appropriate, and in other instances may review or evaluate proposals and bids submitted for wind farm construction by outside partners. Due to the specialized nature of this field, a Bachelor's degree or higher is required in an Engineering or Construction Management related discipline.

A Wind Energy Project Manager will normally get a compensation ranging from 80000 to 120000 depending on the level of seniority. Wind Energy Project Managers get average salaries of One Hundred Four Thousand Seven Hundred dollars on an annual basis.

Wind Energy Project Managers can receive the best pay in the District of Columbia, where they can receive average pay levels of just about $124070. People in this job function are compensated most highly in Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction, where they can earn compensation, on average, 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 Project 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