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Energy Analyst Salary

For Energy Analysts, yearly average wages total $57K annually. Total cash earnings of Energy Analysts range from $40K on the low end to $81K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $9K and $5K, respectively. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. The majority of Energy Analysts (68 percent) who took the survey are men. Most Energy Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$41,620 - $77,660
(Median)
$42K
$57K
$78K
MEDIAN: $56,552
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$12.31 - $35.89
(Median)
$12
$20
$36
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$41,620 - $77,660  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,151  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,068  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$39,987 - $80,744  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 282
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$12.31 - $35.89  
   
Overtime
$16.64 - $53.19  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,151  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,068  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$39,987 - $80,744  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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Job Description for Energy Analyst

Energy analysts develop and maintain a high-level understanding of energy markets, providing information and analysis to their company and/or clients. These professionals perform data modeling and stay up-to-date on relevant issues and trends within the energy sector. They must present forecasting reports, data, and information on trends in a format that is useful and easily understood to their clients. Additionally, these analysts use the information they have gathered and knowledge of the industry to make recommendations to clients as needed. This is generally a full-time position that takes place in an office setting, although overtime and work outside of regular business hours may be required based on the needs of their business. These individuals may work with many different clients or for one employer.

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Energy Analyst Tasks

  • Develop and implement energy saving initiatives, identifying helpful technologies and possible challenges.
  • Generate energy usage audit reports and deliver findings to management.
  • Perform field testing and analyze data to determine energy consumption, comparing current and historical usage rates.
  • Facilitate energy usage communication and education between organizations.

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Popular Skills for Energy Analyst


Survey results imply that Energy Analysts put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Data Modeling, Microsoft Excel, Energy / Utilities, and Energy Conservation & Efficiency are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Research Analysis, Project Management, and Data Analysis. The majority of those who know Data Analysis also know Microsoft Excel and Data Modeling.

Pay Difference by Location


Houston is home to an above-average pay rate for Energy Analysts, 21 percent higher than the national average. Energy Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+20 percent), Seattle (+15 percent), Washington (+5 percent), and Atlanta (+4 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Philadelphia, 12 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Energy Analyst Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Energy Analyst Salaries

Data Modeling
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Energy / Utilities
up arrow 1%

National Average
$57,000

Energy Conservation & Efficiency
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 7%

Research Analysis
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 10%
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