Energy Engineer Salary

An Energy Engineer earns an average salary of $67,748 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. A skill in Microsoft Office is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$51,418 - $92,889
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MEDIAN: $68,503
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$16.31 - $50.34
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$51,418 - $92,889  
   
Bonus
$519 - $9,642  
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $7,122  
Commission
$5,087  
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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$51,230 - $99,617  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 476
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.31 - $50.34  
   
Overtime
$1.34 - $49.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Bonus
$519 - $9,642  
   
Commission
$5,087  
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $7,122  
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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$51,230 - $99,617  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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Job Description for Energy Engineer

Energy engineer oversee energy-related elements that may occur in their employer's various projects. They perform technical analysis and reviews, providing risk analysis for potential areas of concern. They use their technical perspective to customize software and spreadsheets, modeling facility changes that could impact overall energy consumption and for new buildings to be evaluated for potential energy consumption. Energy engineers regularly conduct field assessments and audits, collecting overall energy usage data and analyzing it for any issues. The energy engineer's typical day includes site visits on current project sites with the construction managers, analysis of energy data to determine if a building or project is meeting standards, and modeling new projects from an energy perspective. There is usually no physical component to an energy engineer’s day, but the ability to move around outdoor job sites is often required.

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Energy Engineer Tasks

  • Visit sites and analyze facilities, HVAC, refrigeration, and blueprints to audit existing energy situation.
  • Participate in project design and implementation to improve energy efficiency.
  • Collaborate with internal departments to make sales, schedule visits and craft financial forecasts for clients.
  • Develop energy analyses and recommendations, including savings analyses and efficiency ratings.

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Pay by Experience Level for Energy Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Energy Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Energy Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 370 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Energy Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 146 salaries. An experienced Energy Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 32 salaries. An Energy Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 30 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,964

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Energy Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Energy Engineer?

Energy Engineer in Philadelphia:
"Energy Engineer Review."
Pros: The multidisciplinary nature of it. It requires both a strong technical and financial background.
Cons: The corporate politics. Sometimes a hug company can trip over itself and not listen to the troops on the ground effectively.

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Key Stats for Energy Engineer

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 77 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Energy Engineer Salaries

▲52%

▲30%

▲17%

National Average
$70,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Energy Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲20%

▲8%








National Average
$70,000

Green Building
▼1%

▼2%



▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 8%
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