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 Job12 Bachelor's degree $59,098.59
Architectural and Engineering ManagersNationwide Hot JobGreen Job2 Bachelor's degree $121,324.11
CarpentersNationwide Hot JobGreen Job39 High school diploma or equivalent $34,023.31
Chief ExecutivesNationwide Hot JobGreen Job38 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 Job1 Postsecondary non-degree award $34,390.58
Construction ManagersNationwide Hot JobGreen Job5 Bachelor's degree $73,444.35
Cost EstimatorsNationwide Hot Job0 Bachelor's degree $51,640.46
Electrical and Electronics Engineering TechniciansGreen Job8 Associate's degree $59,504.76
Electrical EngineersGreen Job2 Bachelor's degree $80,385.06
Electrical Power-Line Installers and RepairersGreen Job0 Postsecondary non-degree award $57,719.68
Financial ManagersNationwide Hot Job1 Bachelor's degree $117,430.74
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating WorkersGreen Job10 Postsecondary non-degree award $54,445.95
General and Operations ManagersNationwide Hot JobGreen Job1 Bachelor's degree $92,627.48
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck DriversNationwide Hot JobGreen Job156 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