Energy Analyst Salary

The average Energy Analyst in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $56K per year. With some bonuses approaching $9K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $12K, overall incomes of Energy Analysts spread between $40K and $81K depending on individual performance. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Energy Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Men account for the majority of Energy Analysts who responded to the questionnaire — 68 percent to be exact. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$41,129 - $79,260
(Median)
$41K
$56K
$79K
MEDIAN: $56,290
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$13.18 - $35.19
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$13
$20
$35
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$41,129 - $79,260  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,258  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $12,122  
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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$40,043 - $81,496  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 285
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$13.18 - $35.19  
   
Overtime
$16.64 - $51.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,258  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $12,122  
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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$40,043 - $81,496  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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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


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Data Modeling, Energy / Utilities, Microsoft Excel, and Energy Conservation & Efficiency are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Research Analysis, Project Management, and Data Analysis. Most people experienced in Data Analysis also know Microsoft Excel and Data Modeling.

Pay Difference by Location


Energy Analysts will find that Houston offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 22 percent. Energy Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+17 percent), San Francisco (+16 percent), Denver (+10 percent), and Washington (+9 percent). Energy Analysts in Sacramento take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 22 percent less than the national average.

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Experience Affects Energy Analyst Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Energy Analyst Salaries

Data Modeling
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Energy / Utilities
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National Average
$57,000

Energy Conservation & Efficiency
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

Research Analysis
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
63%
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: 64% employee benefits None: 11%
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