Energy Analyst Salary

Energy Analysts in the United States take home an average $60K annually. Final cash compensation to Energy Analysts varies from around $40K to approximately $84K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $9K and $12K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most Energy Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and more than half earn dental coverage. More than half of Energy Analysts (68 percent) survey respondents are men. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$40,226 - $81,117
$40K
$60K
$81K
MEDIAN: $60,065
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$14.51 - $39.36
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MEDIAN: $21.57
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$40,226 - $81,117  
   
Bonus
$494.93 - $9,168  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $12,040  
Commission
$4,250  
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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$39,599 - $83,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 233
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.51 - $39.36  
   
Overtime
$21.93 - $51.75  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$494.93 - $9,168  
   
Commission
$4,250  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $12,040  
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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$39,599 - $83,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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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

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

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Popular Skills for Energy Analyst


Survey results suggest that Energy Analysts use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Energy / Utilities, Data Modeling, Energy Conservation & Efficiency, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Research Analysis and Project Management. It is often found that people who know Data Analysis are also skilled in Energy Conservation & Efficiency and Data Modeling.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,857

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Energy Analysts, Atlanta provides a pay rate that is 30 percent greater than the national average. Energy Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+27 percent), Denver (+20 percent), Houston (+16 percent), and Boston (+15 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Las Vegas Energy Analysts earning much less — 41 percent less — than the national average. Employers pay around 23 percent less in Philadelphia and 21 percent less in Louisville, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Key Stats for Energy Analyst

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Energy Analyst Salaries

▲9%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$61,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Energy Analyst Salaries

Data Modeling
▲2%

Energy / Utilities
▲2%

Energy Conservation & Efficiency
▼0%

National Average
$61,000



Project Management
▼13%

Research Analysis
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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