Wind Energy Engineers design and develop new practical technologies and prepare site specifications for renewable energy purposes through wind farm collection systems. They specialize in resource assessment, wind turbine design, feasibility studies, new technology evaluations, project proposal evaluations, conceptual designs, and performance and  cost estimates.

Los Angeles County Wind Energy Engineers:

Annual Average Employment 2010

Projected Employment 2020

Average Hourly Wage, 1q12

Average Annual Wage, 1q12

Entry Level Education

Work Experience

On the Job Training






2-10 years


To more fully explore the green occupation listed above, see the Employment Development’s California’s Occupational Guide or Understanding the Green Economy.

Please note that this is occupational data across all industries and not necessarily specific to any one area of clean technology.