Entry-Level Energy Engineer Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Energy Engineers lies in the neighborhood of $64K annually. Total incomes of Entry-Level Energy Engineers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $7K from bonuses and close to $3K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $50K and $82K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Male Entry-Level Energy Engineers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Most Entry-Level Energy Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,152 - $79,053
$50K
$64K
$79K
MEDIAN: $63,958
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$15.68 - $38.26
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$22
$38
MEDIAN: $22.27
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$50,152 - $79,053  
   
Bonus
$495.67 - $7,225  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $2,666  
Commission
$3,750  
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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$49,807 - $82,001  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 377
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.68 - $38.26  
   
Overtime
$1.71 - $48.93  
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
$495.67 - $7,225  
   
Commission
$3,750  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $2,666  
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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$49,807 - $82,001  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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Although the highest salaries can be found at CLEAResult where median pay is $66K, there is little variation in compensation; paychecks are spread only between $55K and $75K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $65,078

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Entry-Level Energy Engineers will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 15 percent. Entry-Level Energy Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+15 percent), New Orleans (+14 percent), San Francisco (+13 percent), and Los Angeles (+6 percent). In Columbus, salaries are 10 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Philadelphia and Charlotte (7 percent lower).

Key Stats for Energy Engineer

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
18%
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Skills That Affect Energy Engineer Salaries

Renewable Energy / Renewable Power
▲7%

Project Management
▲6%

Engineering Design
▲5%

HVAC System Design
▲4%



Green Building
▲1%

Green Energy
▲1%

Spreadsheets
▼0%

National Average
$65,000

Technical Analysis
▼1%


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▼6%

AutoCAD
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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