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Energy Engineer Salary

An Energy Engineer earns an average salary of $63,801 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
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$49,582 - $88,138
(Median)
$50K
$64K
$88K
MEDIAN: $63,800
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$15.21 - $48.17
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$25
$48
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$49,582 - $88,138  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,463  
Profit Sharing
$481.77 - $4,932  
Commission
$1,250 - $15,000  
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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$49,620 - $92,421  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 728
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $48.17  
   
Overtime
$20.55 - $40.61  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,463  
   
Commission
$1,250 - $15,000  
Profit Sharing
$481.77 - $4,932  
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).
)
$49,620 - $92,421  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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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

  • 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.
  • Visit sites and analyze facilities, HVAC, refrigeration, and blueprints to audit existing energy situation.
  • Participate in project design and implementation to improve energy efficiency.

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Pay by Experience Level for Energy Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Energy Engineer Salaries




National Average
$65,000


Skills That Affect Energy Engineer Salaries


Technical Analysis
up arrow 3%

Energy Conservation & Efficiency
up arrow 2%

Energy / Utilities
up arrow 2%

Green Building
0%

Spreadsheets
0%

National Average
$65,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Renewable Energy / Renewable Power
up arrow 3%

AutoCAD
up arrow 3%

HVAC System Design
up arrow 4%

Green Energy
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 141 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 6%
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