Energy Analyst Salary

Median pay for Energy Analysts in the United States is around $58K annually. In the world of Energy Analysts, total cash compensation can vary between $39K and $82K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $10K and $12K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The majority of Energy Analysts (67 percent) survey respondents are male. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$40,513 - $79,658
(Median)
$41K
$58K
$80K
MEDIAN: $57,535
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$14.41 - $31.47
(Median)
$14
$22
$31
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary 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$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$40,513 - $79,658  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,620  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $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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$39,369 - $82,114  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 314
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.41 - $31.47  
   
Overtime
$19.46 - $51.25  
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
$0.00 - $9,620  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $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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$39,369 - $82,114  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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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 use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Data Modeling, Microsoft Excel, Energy Conservation & Efficiency, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Research Analysis, Project Management, and Energy / Utilities. Those proficient in Data Analysis are, more often than not, also skilled in Microsoft Excel and Data Modeling.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $58,178

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

Home to some of the best pay for Energy Analysts, Houston offers exceptional salaries, 28 percent above the national average. Energy Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+14 percent), San Francisco (+13 percent), Washington (+10 percent), and Denver (+8 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Energy Analysts is geography, with workers in Las Vegas earning a whopping 39 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 23 percent less in Sacramento and 20 percent less in Philadelphia, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects Energy Analyst Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$58,000


Skills That Affect Energy Analyst Salaries

Data Modeling
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$58,000

Energy Conservation & Efficiency
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Energy / Utilities
up arrow 7%

Project Management
up arrow 8%

Research Analysis
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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