Entry-Level Energy Engineer Salary

Entry-Level Energy Engineers can expect to earn an average of $64K annually. Total cash earnings of Entry-Level Energy Engineers range from $50K on the low end to $82K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $7K and $3K, respectively. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most Entry-Level Energy Engineers survey respondents are men (75 percent). For the most part, Entry-Level Energy Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,204 - $78,959
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$64K
$79K
MEDIAN: $64,249
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$15.53 - $38.71
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MEDIAN: $22.51
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$50,204 - $78,959  
   
Bonus
$496.22 - $7,162  
Profit Sharing
$147.95 - $2,575  
Commission
$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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$49,774 - $82,031  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 354
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.53 - $38.71  
   
Overtime
$1.80 - $48.81  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$496.22 - $7,162  
   
Commission
$5,000  
Profit Sharing
$147.95 - $2,575  
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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$49,774 - $82,031  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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With a median salary of $65K, CLEAResult offers Entry-Level Energy Engineers the highest pay. However, earnings don't seem to live on a large spectrum; they generally peter out at $54K and are capped at $73K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $65,470

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Surpassing the national average by 15 percent, Entry-Level Energy Engineers in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. Entry-Level Energy Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+14 percent), New Orleans (+13 percent), San Francisco (+9 percent), and Los Angeles (+5 percent). Little Rock is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 14 percent. Below-median salaries also turn up in Columbus and Philadelphia (11 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Energy Engineer

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
17%
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Skills That Affect Energy Engineer Salaries

Renewable Energy / Renewable Power
▲7%

Engineering Design
▲6%


HVAC System Design
▲5%




Green Energy
▲1%

Technical Analysis
▼0%

Spreadsheets
▼0%

National Average
$65,000

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

autodesk autocad
▼7%

AutoCAD
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 11%
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