How Much Do Geothermal Technicians Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Geothermal Technicians

Geothermal Technicians perform technical activities at power plants or individual installations necessary for the generation of power from geothermal energy sources. Monitor and control operating activities at geothermal power generation facilities and perform maintenance and repairs as necessary. Install, test, and maintain residential and commercial geothermal heat pumps.

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  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$46160 per year
Hourly wage
$22 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$27,060 to $33,070 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$13 to $16 per hour

Entry-level Geothermal Technicians with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $27,060 to $33,070 per year or $13 to $16 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Geothermal Technicians to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $33 $69,640
Senior (Top 25%) $27 $56,690
Middle (Mid 50%) $20 $42,480
Junior (Bottom 25%) $16 $33,070
No experience (Bottom 10%) $13 $27,060

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
AK $38 $78,940
HI $30 $61,590
WA $28 $58,370
IL $27 $56,960
DC $26 $53,680
VT $25 $52,540
MA $25 $52,450
MO $25 $51,890
WY $25 $51,360
AZ $24 $50,260

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Geothermal Technician is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like AK doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at AK might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Geothermal Technicians are in the states of AK, HI, WA, IL and DC.

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