Energy Analyst Salary

Energy Analysts in the United States can expect to earn an average of $59K per year. Overall cash earnings for Energy Analysts stretch from $40K on the lower end to $83K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $9K from bonuses and $2K from profit sharing. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Most Energy Analysts report high levels of job satisfaction. Making up 72 percent of those who took the survey, male Energy Analysts greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$40,320 - $80,742
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$59K
$81K
MEDIAN: $59,223
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$14.48 - $38.00
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$0$82K
Salary $40,320 - $80,742
Bonus $484.79 - $9,308
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $1,957
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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$39,543 - $82,786
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 239
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $14.48 - $38.00
Overtime $22.45 - $50.34
Annual Data $0$82K
Bonus $484.79 - $9,308
Commission $4,250
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $1,957
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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$39,543 - $82,786
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

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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 put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, facility with Market Analysis and Energy / Utilities are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 22 percent and 4 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Research Analysis and Project Management. Most people experienced in Data Analysis also know Energy Conservation & Efficiency and Data Modeling.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,963

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

Atlanta is home to an above-average pay rate for Energy Analysts, 32 percent higher than the national average. Energy Analysts will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+28 percent), Denver (+22 percent), Boston (+17 percent), and Washington (+17 percent). Energy Analysts in Las Vegas make 40 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Fairfax and Philadelphia are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 40 percent lower and 22 percent lower, respectively.

Energy Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Energy Analyst?

Energy Analyst in Seattle:
"Challenging, important work."
Pros: I enjoy working with different kinds of analyses, data, and people.
Cons: It is hard to navigate a large organization.

Energy Analyst in Burlington:
"Feel Good Work."
Pros: Challenging and rewarding.
Cons: In the office.

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Key Stats for Energy Analyst

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Energy Analyst Salaries

▲10%

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$60,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Energy Analyst Salaries

Market Analysis
▲22%

Energy / Utilities
▲4%


Energy Conservation & Efficiency
▼0%

National Average
$60,000



Project Management
▼11%

Research Analysis
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 10%
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