Energy Analyst Salary

An average Energy Analyst in the United States can expect to take home roughly $57K annually. Cash earnings for Energy Analysts — including $9K in bonuses and $12K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $40K to $82K depending on individual performance. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. The majority of Energy Analysts (68 percent) survey respondents are male. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Energy Analysts. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$41,133 - $79,319

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$13.18 - $35.19

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$41,133 - $79,319  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,274  
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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$40,106 - $81,545  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 284
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 - $9,274  
   
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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$40,106 - $81,545  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 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


Survey results imply that Energy Analysts put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Data Modeling, Energy / Utilities, Microsoft Excel, and Energy Conservation & Efficiency are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Research Analysis, Project Management, and Data Analysis. Those educated in Data Analysis tend to be well versed in Microsoft Excel and Data Modeling.

Pay Difference by Location


For Energy Analysts, busy Houston offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 25 percent above the national average. Energy Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+16 percent), San Francisco (+16 percent), Denver (+10 percent), and Washington (+8 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in an Energy Analyst's salary, with Sacramento Energy Analysts earning salaries that are 22 percent less than the national average.

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Experience Affects Energy Analyst Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Energy Analyst Salaries

Data Modeling
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Energy / Utilities
up arrow 1%

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
10%
1-4 years
62%
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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