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There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being a wind project manager. For example, did you know that they make an average of $32.76 an hour? That's $68,139 a year!

What Does a Wind Project Manager Do

When it comes to searching for a job, many search for a key term or phrase. Instead, it might be more helpful to search by industry, as you might be missing jobs that you never thought about in industries that you didn't even think offered positions related to the wind project manager job title. But what industry to start with? Most wind project managers actually find jobs in the construction and manufacturing industries.

How To Become a Wind Project Manager

If you're interested in becoming a wind project manager, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 56.5% of wind project managers have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 17.4% of wind project managers have master's degrees. Even though most wind project managers have a college degree, it's possible to become one with only a high school degree or GED.

You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become a wind project manager. In fact, many wind project manager jobs require experience in a role such as project manager. Meanwhile, many wind project managers also have previous career experience in roles such as internship or owner.

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Average Salary
$68,139
Average Salary
Job Openings
55,301
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Average Salary for a Wind Project Manager

Wind Project Managers in America make an average salary of $68,139 per year or $33 per hour. The top 10 percent makes over $111,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent under $41,000 per year.
Average Salary
$68,139
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Recently Added Salaries

Job TitleCompanyascdescCompanyascdescStart DateascdescSalaryascdesc
Offshore Wind Project Manager
Offshore Wind Project Manager
DNV GL Energy Services USA, Inc.
DNV GL Energy Services USA, Inc.
02/26/2021
02/26/2021
$100,00002/26/2021
$100,000
Wind Project Manager
Wind Project Manager
XXX
XXX
03/17/2017
03/17/2017
$80,24603/17/2017
$80,246
Project Manager-IE Wind
Project Manager-IE Wind
DNV KEMA Renewables, Inc.
DNV KEMA Renewables, Inc.
03/23/2015
03/23/2015
$88,00003/23/2015
$88,000
Project Manager-IE Wind
Project Manager-IE Wind
DNV KEMA Renewables, Inc.
DNV KEMA Renewables, Inc.
03/12/2015
03/12/2015
$70,05403/12/2015
$70,054
Manager of Road Weather and Wind Profiling Project
Manager of Road Weather and Wind Profiling Project
Vaisala, Inc.
Vaisala, Inc.
05/19/2011
05/19/2011
$84,79005/19/2011
$84,790

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Wind Project Manager Demographics

Gender

male

76.9 %

female

19.2 %

unknown

3.8 %

Ethnicity

White

77.6 %

Hispanic or Latino

8.1 %

Asian

6.4 %

Foreign Languages Spoken

German

100.0 %
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Wind Project Manager Education

Degrees

Bachelors

56.5 %

Masters

17.4 %

Certificate

13.0 %

Top Colleges for Wind Project Managers

1. Duke University

Durham, NC • Private

In-State Tuition
$55,695
Enrollment
6,596

2. Stanford University

Stanford, CA • Private

In-State Tuition
$51,354
Enrollment
7,083

3. Northwestern University

Evanston, IL • Private

In-State Tuition
$54,568
Enrollment
8,451

4. University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA • Private

In-State Tuition
$55,584
Enrollment
10,764

5. Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA • Private

In-State Tuition
$18,454
Enrollment
40,108

6. Cornell University

Ithaca, NY • Private

In-State Tuition
$55,188
Enrollment
15,105

7. University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA • Private

In-State Tuition
$14,184
Enrollment
30,845

8. Harvard University

Cambridge, MA • Private

In-State Tuition
$50,420
Enrollment
7,582

9. Columbia University in the City of New York

New York, NY • Private

In-State Tuition
$59,430
Enrollment
8,216

10. North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC • Private

In-State Tuition
$9,101
Enrollment
23,708
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Top Wind Project Manager Employers

1. Vaisala
4.6
Avg. Salary: 
$85,623
Wind Project Managers Hired: 
3+
2. GL Noble Denton
4.2
Avg. Salary: 
$123,986
Wind Project Managers Hired: 
2+
3. General Electric
4.7
Avg. Salary: 
$112,544
Wind Project Managers Hired: 
2+
4. Infinity
4.7
Avg. Salary: 
$78,168
Wind Project Managers Hired: 
1+
5. TEKsystems
4.8
Avg. Salary: 
$109,877
Wind Project Managers Hired: 
1+
6. Washington State Employees Credit Union
4.3
Avg. Salary: 
$69,505
Wind Project Managers Hired: 
1+
Updated October 2, 2020