Energy Engineer Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Energy Engineer is $64,100 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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$49,183 - $89,090
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64K
75K
89K
MEDIAN: $64,099
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Energy Engineer Total Pay (?
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$15.46 - $48.93
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$49,183 - $89,090  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,030  
Profit Sharing
$492.44 - $5,152  
Commission
$1,750 - $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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$49,261 - $94,103  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 730
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$15.46 - $48.93  
   
Overtime
$21.15 - $65.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,030  
   
Commission
$1,750 - $15,000  
Profit Sharing
$492.44 - $5,152  
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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$49,261 - $94,103  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 730
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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

San Diego
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Portland
up arrow 12%
Dallas
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San Francisco
up arrow 8%
Denver
up arrow 5%
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Atlanta
up arrow 3%
Columbus
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National Average
$66,000
Madison
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Washington
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Los Angeles
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Cleveland
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Experience Affects Energy Engineer Salaries

National Average
$66,000

Skills That Affect Energy Engineer Salaries

Technical Analysis
up arrow 3%
Energy Conservation & Efficiency
up arrow 2%
Energy / Utilities
up arrow 1%
Green Building
0%
Spreadsheets
0%
National Average
$66,000
HVAC System Design
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
Engineering Design
up arrow 1%
Renewable Energy / Renewable Power
up arrow 1%
AutoCAD
up arrow 6%
Green Energy
up arrow 8%

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Gender

Female
17%
female alumni
 
Male
83%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 7%
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