The average pay for an Energy Engineer is $63,858 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Energy Engineer Total Pay (?
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$48,857 - $87,770
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75K
88K
MEDIAN: $63,857
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Energy Engineer Total Pay (?
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$19.44 - $32.79
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$48,857 - $87,770  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,443  
Profit Sharing
$0.81 - $4,932  
Commission
$0.50 - $5,000  
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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$49,038 - $92,467  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 773
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$19.44 - $32.79  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.02 - $0.03  
Overtime
$0.76 - $39.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,443  
   
Commission
$0.50 - $5,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.81 - $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).
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$49,038 - $92,467  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 773
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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.
Pay Difference By Location
Portland
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Atlanta
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Columbus
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San Francisco
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Denver
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Madison
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National Average
$65,000
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Cleveland
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Experience Affects Energy Engineer Salaries

National Average
$65,000

Skills That Affect Energy Engineer Salaries

Energy / Utilities
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Green Building
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Energy Conservation & Efficiency
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Engineering Design
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Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$65,000
HVAC System Design
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Gender
Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 7%
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