Energy Analyst Salary

Earnings for Energy Analysts in the United States come in at around $58K per year on average. Final cash compensation to Energy Analysts varies from around $39K to approximately $82K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $10K and $12K, respectively. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The majority of Energy Analysts (67 percent) who took the survey are men. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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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 (?
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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 (?
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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


Energy Analysts generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Data Modeling, Microsoft Excel, Energy Conservation & Efficiency, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Research Analysis, Project Management, and Energy / Utilities. It is often found that people who know Data Analysis are 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.

Energy Analysts will find that Houston offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 28 percent. Energy Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+14 percent), San Francisco (+13 percent), Washington (+10 percent), and Denver (+8 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Energy Analysts in Las Vegas earning a whopping 39 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Sacramento (23 percent less) and Philadelphia (20 percent less).

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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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