Energy Analysts in the United States take home an average $59K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $9K and $12K, respectively — total cash payment to Energy Analysts can bottom out near $39K or peak near $84K depending on individual performance. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Energy Analysts who answered the questionnnaire. For the most part, Energy Analysts enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,713 - $81,423
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$40K
$59K
$81K
MEDIAN: $58,947
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$15.08 - $39.45
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$39
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,713 - $81,423  
   
Bonus
$484.79 - $9,323  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $12,080  
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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$39,214 - $84,272  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 232
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.08 - $39.45  
   
Overtime
$23.88 - $52.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$484.79 - $9,323  
   
Commission
$4,250  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $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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$39,214 - $84,272  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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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 suggest that Energy Analysts put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Energy / Utilities, Data Modeling, Microsoft Excel, and Energy Conservation & Efficiency are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Research Analysis and Project Management. For most people, competency in Data Analysis indicates knowledge of Energy Conservation & Efficiency and Data Modeling.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,875

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

With a pay rate for Energy Analysts that is 31 percent greater than the national average, Atlanta offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Energy Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+29 percent), Denver (+22 percent), Houston (+20 percent), and Washington (+15 percent). Compared to the national average, Las Vegas Energy Analysts have considerably lower salaries, 40 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Philadelphia (22 percent less) and Louisville (20 percent less).

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Experience Affects Energy Analyst Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$60,000


Skills That Affect Energy Analyst Salaries

Energy / Utilities
up arrow 4%

Data Modeling
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$60,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Energy Conservation & Efficiency
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 11%

Research Analysis
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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