Entry-Level Energy Engineers can expect to earn an average of $63K annually. Overall cash earnings for Entry-Level Energy Engineers stretch from $50K on the lower end to $81K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $7K from bonuses and $3K from profit sharing. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. The vast majority (80 percent) of Entry-Level Energy Engineers who answered the questionnaire are male. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Energy Engineers is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,770 - $78,047
$50K
$63K
$78K
MEDIAN: $62,880
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$15.53 - $38.71
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$39
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$49,770 - $78,047  
   
Bonus
$485.53 - $7,348  
Profit Sharing
$397.32 - $2,936  
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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$49,535 - $81,126  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 375
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.53 - $38.71  
   
Overtime
$24.24 - $48.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$485.53 - $7,348  
   
Commission
$3,750  
Profit Sharing
$397.32 - $2,936  
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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$49,535 - $81,126  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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Pay for Entry-Level Energy Engineers is best at CLEAResult, which offers a median salary of $64K. However, the highest reported salaries don't seem to be much higher than the lowest ones; the pay range here runs from $54K to $75K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,861

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San Diego is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Energy Engineers, 17 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Energy Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New Orleans (+16 percent), Los Angeles (+9 percent), San Francisco (+7 percent), and Boston (+5 percent). Trailing the national average by 8 percent, Columbus is the market with the smallest paychecks. Workers in Charlotte and Houston earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (5 percent less and 4 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Energy Engineer

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
17%
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Skills That Affect Energy Engineer Salaries

Renewable Energy / Renewable Power
up arrow 7%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

Engineering Design
up arrow 5%

Energy Conservation & Efficiency
up arrow 2%

Energy / Utilities
up arrow 2%

HVAC System Design
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Green Building
0%

Green Energy
0%

National Average
$64,000

Spreadsheets
up arrow 1%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 2%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 4%

AutoCAD
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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