Renewable Energy

Includes industries concentrating in biofuels/biomass; geothermal energy; hydropower energy; solar PV energy; and wind energy.

Weekly wage paid: $854.00

H3 Occupations in the Renewable Energy Industry Cluster. NEworks supplies data on the number of current job openings. The Nebraska Department of Labor’s (NDOL), Office of Labor Market Information provides required education data, and the NDOL’s Occupational Employment Statistics program provides median salary information.

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Standard Occupation TitleStatewide Job OpeningsEducationStatewide Median Salary for Q2 2015
Accountants and AuditorsNationwide Hot Job50 Bachelor's degree $59,098.59
Architectural and Engineering ManagersNationwide Hot JobGreen Job2 Bachelor's degree $121,324.11
CarpentersNationwide Hot JobGreen Job104 High school diploma or equivalent $34,023.31
Chief ExecutivesNationwide Hot JobGreen Job48 Bachelor's degree $196,420.72
Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and PlasticNationwide Hot Job3 Postsecondary non-degree award $47,318.24
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and PlasticGreen Job110 Postsecondary non-degree award $34,390.58
Construction ManagersNationwide Hot JobGreen Job17 Bachelor's degree $73,444.35
Cost EstimatorsNationwide Hot Job3 Bachelor's degree $51,640.46
Electrical and Electronics Engineering TechniciansGreen Job13 Associate's degree $59,504.76
Electrical EngineersGreen Job3 Bachelor's degree $80,385.06
Electrical Power-Line Installers and RepairersGreen Job0 Postsecondary non-degree award $57,719.68
Financial ManagersNationwide Hot Job11 Bachelor's degree $117,430.74
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating WorkersGreen Job25 Postsecondary non-degree award $54,445.95
General and Operations ManagersNationwide Hot JobGreen Job7 Bachelor's degree $92,627.48
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck DriversNationwide Hot JobGreen Job234 Postsecondary non-degree award $42,732.15
**N/A: Data is not available due to confidentiality.

CLUSTER PROJECTIONS-Nebraska

Source: Nebraska Department of Labor, Office of Labor Market Information, Long-term Industry Projections

EMPLOYMENT BY GENDER-Nebraska

Source: Nebraska Department of Labor, Office of Labor Market Information, Administrative & Wage Records

EMPLOYMENT BY AGE GROUP-Nebraska


Source: Nebraska Department of Labor, Office of Labor Market Information, Administrative & Wage Records
Source: Nebraska Department of Labor, Office of Labor Market Information, Administrative & Wage Records