Gas Turbine Technician installs, inspects, maintains, repairs, and performs maintenance on gas turbine engines' mechanical apparatuses. They operate the machinery, understand the machines' electrical and mechanical aspects, and occasionally do some basic engineering and diagnose and fix a problem that could cause the gas turbine to shut down unexpectedly.
Typically, you need to earn a high school diploma or associate degree to become a Gas Turbine Technician. Additionally, you must possess a minimum of 3 years' experience in gas or steam turbines with an overall knowledge of power plant equipment and its operation, including theory.
Generally, most of the graduates who work in this field end up laying claim to annual earnings at $58,958. The current median pay for a Gas Turbine Technician ranges from $51,245 to $62,032 in the U.S. However, this figure can vary significantly depending upon your experience and skills.