Energy Analyst Salary

Median pay for Energy Analysts in the United States is around $56K annually. 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. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Men account for the majority of Energy Analysts who responded to the questionnaire — 69 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$41,164 - $79,143
(Median)
$41K
$56K
$79K
MEDIAN: $56,166
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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
$41,164 - $79,143  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,242  
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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$40,078 - $81,399  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 287
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 - $9,242  
   
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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$40,078 - $81,399  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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 show that Energy Analysts use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Data Modeling, Energy / Utilities, Microsoft Excel, and Energy Conservation & Efficiency 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 Data Analysis. For most people, competency in Data Analysis indicates knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Data Modeling.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 22 percent, Energy Analysts in Houston receive some of the highest pay in the country. Energy Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+17 percent), San Francisco (+17 percent), Denver (+11 percent), and Washington (+9 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Energy Analysts is geography, with workers in Sacramento earning a whopping 21 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Energy Analyst Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Energy Analyst Salaries

Data Modeling
up arrow 10%

Energy / Utilities
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

National Average
$57,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Energy Conservation & Efficiency
up arrow 3%

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
31 %
Male
69 %

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: 88% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 11%
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