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Wind Energy Engineer Average Salary in Brazil 2021

How much money does a Wind Energy Engineer make in Brazil?


Average Monthly Salary
7,410 BRL
( 88,900 BRL yearly)

LOW
3,850
BRL
AVERAGE
7,410
BRL
HIGH
11,300
BRL

A person working as a Wind Energy Engineer in Brazil typically earns around 7,410 BRL per month. Salaries range from 3,850 BRL (lowest) to 11,300 BRL (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Wind Energy Engineer salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Wind Energy Engineer Salary Distribution in Brazil

Median and salary distribution monthly Brazil Wind Energy Engineer
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Wind Energy Engineer salaries in Brazil range from 3,850 BRL per month (minimum salary) to 11,300 BRL per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 7,110 BRL per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Wind Energy Engineer(s) are earning less than 7,110 BRL while the other half are earning more than 7,110 BRL. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Wind Energy Engineer(s) are earning less than 4,940 BRL while 75% of them are earning more than 4,940 BRL. Also from the diagram, 75% of Wind Energy Engineer(s) are earning less than 8,860 BRL while 25% are earning more than 8,860 BRL.


What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Wind Energy Engineer Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Brazil Wind Energy Engineer
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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Wind Energy Engineer salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

A Wind Energy Engineer with less than two years of experience makes approximately 4,380 BRL per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 5,870 BRL per month, 34% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 7,630 BRL per month, 30% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Additionally, Wind Energy Engineer(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 9,240 BRL per month, 21% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 10,100 BRL per month, 9% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 10,600 BRL per month, 5% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Wind Energy Engineer average salary change by experience in Brazil

0 - 2 Years
4,380 BRL
2 - 5 Years+34%
5,870 BRL
5 - 10 Years+30%
7,630 BRL
10 - 15 Years+21%
9,240 BRL
15 - 20 Years+9%
10,100 BRL
20+ Years+5%
10,600 BRL
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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Wind Energy Engineer Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Wind Energy Engineer(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

Salary comparison by education level monthly Brazil Wind Energy Engineer
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We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Wind Energy Engineer salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is Bachelor's Degree, the average salary of a Wind Energy Engineer is 6,170 BRL per month.

While someone with a Master's Degree gets a salary of 8,570 BRL per month, 39% more than someone having a Bachelor's Degree degree.


Wind Energy Engineer average salary difference by education level in Brazil

Bachelor's Degree
6,170 BRL
Master's Degree+39%
8,570 BRL
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Brazil costs anywhere from 42,800 Brazilian Real(s) to 128,000 Brazilian Real(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support the thoery. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

If you can afford the costs of higher education, the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.


Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Education Level
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Wind Energy Engineer Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Brazil Wind Energy Engineer
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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Wind Energy Engineer employees in Brazil earn 10% more than their female counterparts on average.

Male
7,820 BRL
Female-9%
7,130 BRL
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Brazil for all Careers

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Wind Energy Engineer Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Brazil

How much are annual salary increments in Brazil for Wind Energy Engineer(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?

Wind Energy Engineer

Wind Energy Engineer(s) in Brazil are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 12% every 16 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 9% granted to employees every 16 months.

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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Brazil / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Brazil is 7%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2020

Banking
3%
Energy
6%
Information Technology
9%
Healthcare
3%
Travel
6%
Construction
9%
Education
3%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Brazil for the year 2020. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.


Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Wind Energy Engineer Bonus and Incentive Rates in Brazil

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Brazil Wind Energy Engineer
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A Wind Energy Engineer is considered to be a low bonus-based job due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

72% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 28% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 1% to 3% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
28%
No Bonus
72%

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.


What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

Example:
A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

Example:
A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.


Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Wind Energy Engineer Average Hourly Wage in Brazil


43 BRL per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Brazil is 43 BRL. This means that the average Wind Energy Engineer in Brazil earns approximately 43 BRL for every worked hour.


Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Wind Energy Engineer VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Wind Energy Engineer and Engineering monthly Brazil
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The average salary for Wind Energy Engineer is 3% more than that of Engineering. Also, Engineering salaries are 16% less than those of All Jobs.

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Assembly Engineering Technician6,150 BRL-17%
Assistant Chief Engineer8,320 BRL+12%
Associate Engineer6,750 BRL-9%
Autocad Operator5,000 BRL-33%
Automation Engineer8,030 BRL+8%
Avionic System Support Engineer7,500 BRL+1%
Biochemical Engineer7,010 BRL-5%
BMS Engineer7,290 BRL-2%
Bridge and Lock Tender4,120 BRL-44%
Broadcast Engineer7,310 BRL-1%
CAD Design Engineer7,530 BRL+2%
CAD Designer4,710 BRL-36%
CAE Engineer7,540 BRL+2%
Ceramics Engineer7,020 BRL-5%
Civil Engineer8,170 BRL+10%
Commissioning Engineer7,770 BRL+5%
Communications Engineer8,320 BRL+12%
Condition Monitoring Engineer6,430 BRL-13%
Contract Associate Engineer7,130 BRL-4%
Control Systems Engineer7,620 BRL+3%
Controls Engineer7,310 BRL-1%
Controls Software Engineer7,030 BRL-5%
Corrosion Engineer7,300 BRL-1%
Design Engineer7,550 BRL+2%
Drafter4,570 BRL-38%
Drafting Manager8,660 BRL+17%
Drilling Engineer7,400 BRL-0%
Electrical Draughtsman3,710 BRL-50%
Electrical Engineer8,620 BRL+16%
Electrical Engineering Manager10,500 BRL+42%
Electromechanical Engineering Technologist7,840 BRL+6%
Electromechanical Equipment Assembler3,950 BRL-47%
Energy Engineer7,740 BRL+4%
Engine Assembler3,340 BRL-55%
Engineer7,960 BRL+7%
Engineering Account Manager8,860 BRL+20%
Engineering Chief Designer8,450 BRL+14%
Engineering Consultant10,700 BRL+44%
Engineering Key Account Manager10,600 BRL+43%
Engineering Lab Technician7,350 BRL-1%
Engineering Planning Manager10,600 BRL+43%
Engineering Production Manager13,100 BRL+77%
Engineering Project Analyst8,970 BRL+21%
Engineering Project Coordinator 9,080 BRL+23%
Engineering Project Director16,100 BRL+120%
Engineering Project Manager10,700 BRL+44%
Engineering Research and Development Manager12,000 BRL+62%
Engineering Safety Coordinator5,920 BRL-20%
Engineering Sales Manager10,500 BRL+42%
Engineering Technician5,920 BRL-20%
Engineering Technologist6,040 BRL-18%
Environmental Engineer7,620 BRL+3%
Equipment Engineer7,300 BRL-1%
Equipment Engineering Manager9,840 BRL+33%
Estimator6,300 BRL-15%
Fabrication Specialist5,240 BRL-29%
Fabricator3,470 BRL-53%
Facade Engineer7,330 BRL-1%
Fiber Analyst4,510 BRL-39%
Field Engineer8,000 BRL+8%
Field Engineering Manager13,400 BRL+81%
Fire Engineer7,740 BRL+4%
Fitter and Turner2,540 BRL-66%
Forestry Strategic Planner8,700 BRL+17%
Generation Engineer8,030 BRL+8%
Genetic Engineer8,280 BRL+12%
Geological Engineer8,170 BRL+10%
Geotechnical Engineer7,860 BRL+6%
Heavy Equipment Mechanic4,180 BRL-44%
Highway Engineer7,590 BRL+2%
HSE Professional7,440 BRL+0%
HVAC Engineer8,350 BRL+13%
HVAC Supervisor7,300 BRL-1%
Industrial Engineer7,040 BRL-5%
Industrial Engineering Technologist7,410 BRL=
Instrument Engineer7,220 BRL-3%
Instrumentation and Control Engineer7,610 BRL+3%
Instrumentation Engineer7,830 BRL+6%
Instrumentation Manager7,300 BRL-1%
Irrigation Engineer7,330 BRL-1%
Licensed Aircraft Engineer8,340 BRL+13%
Locomotive Engineer7,410 BRL=
Maintenance Engineer7,290 BRL-2%
Maintenance Fitter2,590 BRL-65%
Maintenance Manager7,900 BRL+7%
Manufacturing Engineer7,710 BRL+4%
Marine Engineer7,500 BRL+1%
Materials Engineer7,540 BRL+2%
Materials Researcher7,220 BRL-3%
Materials Technician5,590 BRL-25%
Mechanical and Electrical Engineer8,090 BRL+9%
Mechanical Design Engineer8,190 BRL+11%
Mechanical Designer6,830 BRL-8%
Mechanical Engineer8,440 BRL+14%
Mechanical Engineering Manager10,400 BRL+40%
Mechanical Inspector7,710 BRL+4%
Mechatronics Engineer7,940 BRL+7%
Mining Engineer7,670 BRL+4%
Oil and Petrochemical Engineer8,550 BRL+15%
Optical Engineer7,400 BRL-0%
Optical Instrument Assembler3,980 BRL-46%
PCB Assembler2,800 BRL-62%
Photonics Engineer8,110 BRL+9%
Photonics Technician6,820 BRL-8%
Pipeline Engineer6,880 BRL-7%
Piping Designer4,200 BRL-43%
Piping Engineer7,300 BRL-1%
Planning Engineer7,720 BRL+4%
Pressure Vessel Inspector3,790 BRL-49%
Principal Cost Engineer7,490 BRL+1%
Principal Engineer7,410 BRL=
Principal Support Engineer7,640 BRL+3%
Process Engineer7,220 BRL-3%
Process Operator4,320 BRL-42%
Product Development Engineer7,840 BRL+6%
Product Development Technician5,370 BRL-28%
Product Engineer8,070 BRL+9%
Product Safety Engineer7,130 BRL-4%
Production Engineer7,590 BRL+2%
Project Engineer8,450 BRL+14%
Proposal Manager9,550 BRL+29%
Purchasing Engineer6,730 BRL-9%
Quality Assurance Engineer7,380 BRL-0%
Rail Engineer7,740 BRL+4%
Robotics Engineer8,360 BRL+13%
Robotics Technician6,240 BRL-16%
Safety Engineer7,900 BRL+7%
Safety Inspector6,220 BRL-16%
Safety Manager8,920 BRL+20%
Safety Officer3,830 BRL-48%
Sales Engineer8,520 BRL+15%
Scheduling Engineer7,230 BRL-2%
Service Engineer7,740 BRL+4%
Solar Engineer7,900 BRL+7%
Staff Engineer7,610 BRL+3%
Static Equipment Engineer7,400 BRL-0%
Stationary Engineer7,230 BRL-2%
Stress Engineer7,290 BRL-2%
Structural Analysis Engineer7,160 BRL-3%
Structural Designer6,560 BRL-11%
Structural Engineer7,390 BRL-0%
Structural Technician4,990 BRL-33%
Supply Chain Specialist7,160 BRL-3%
Surveyor5,960 BRL-20%
Technical Affairs Officer3,820 BRL-48%
Technical Assistant3,780 BRL-49%
Technical Engineer6,900 BRL-7%
Technical Support Engineer6,430 BRL-13%
Tender Engineer6,820 BRL-8%
Test Development Engineer7,460 BRL+1%
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Validation Engineer6,680 BRL-10%
Verification Engineer7,500 BRL+1%
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Wind Energy Engineer7,410 BRL=
Wind Energy Operations Manager10,000 BRL+35%
Work Planner5,500 BRL-26%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Aracaju7,480 BRL
Belem7,710 BRL
Belo Horizonte8,510 BRL
Brasilia8,310 BRL
Campinas8,040 BRL
Cuiaba6,970 BRL
Curitiba8,190 BRL
Fortaleza8,760 BRL
Goiania7,870 BRL
Joao Pessoa7,640 BRL
Londrina7,540 BRL
Macapa7,390 BRL
Maceio7,410 BRL
Manaus8,430 BRL
Maringa6,730 BRL
Natal7,640 BRL
Petrolina and Juazeiro6,650 BRL
Porto Alegre8,270 BRL
Recife8,190 BRL
Rio de Janeiro8,560 BRL
Salvador8,320 BRL
Santos6,810 BRL
Sao Luis8,030 BRL
Sao Paulo8,370 BRL
Teresina7,490 BRL
Vale do Aco7,100 BRL
Vitoria7,140 BRL

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Brazil earn 6% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
8,330 BRL
Public Sector+6%
8,850 BRL
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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