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Energy Analyst Salary

For Energy Analysts, yearly average wages total $56K annually. Cash earnings for Energy Analysts — including $10K in bonuses and $12K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $40K to $81K depending on individual performance. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Energy Analysts report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$41,761 - $78,487
(Median)
$42K
$56K
$78K
MEDIAN: $56,486
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$13.09 - $35.39
(Median)
$13
$20
$35
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$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$41,761 - $78,487  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,500  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $12,080  
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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$40,310 - $81,420  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 289
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $35.39  
   
Overtime
$16.64 - $51.05  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $12,080  
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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$40,310 - $81,420  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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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


Energy Analysts report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Data Modeling, Energy / Utilities, Microsoft Excel, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Research Analysis, Project Management, and Energy Conservation & Efficiency. It is often found that people who know Data Analysis are also skilled in Microsoft Excel and Data Modeling.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 21 percent, Energy Analysts in Houston receive some of the highest pay in the country. Energy Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+16 percent), Seattle (+15 percent), Denver (+10 percent), and Washington (+8 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Energy Analysts in Sacramento earning a whopping 23 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Energy Analyst Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Energy Analyst Salaries

Data Modeling
up arrow 10%

Energy / Utilities
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$57,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

Energy Conservation & Efficiency
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 7%

Research Analysis
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 10%
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