Energy Manager Salary

An average Energy Manager in the United States can expect to take home roughly $73K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Energy Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$48,023 - $101,277
(Median)
$48K
$73K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,261
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$12.82 - $40.33
(Median)
$13
$21
$40
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$48,023 - $101,277  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,391  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,958  
Total Pay (?
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$44,883 - $103,584  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 183
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.82 - $40.33  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,391  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,958  
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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$44,883 - $103,584  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Job Description for Energy Manager

An energy manager is primarily responsible for planning, regulating, and monitoring general energy use within a facility or organization. While the need for a related degree is not always imperative, this position does typically require experience within the energy field. It is recommended that this person has extensive training with the type of energy pertinent to their organization (sustainable energy, climate changes, energy engineering, etc.). An energy manager should possess excellent communication skills, as well as exhibit enthusiasm regarding improving energy consumption. This person should be highly organized, possess great multitasking and analytical skills, and have the ability to work well with little-to-no supervision. This position typically requires a person who is able to negotiate and influence others regarding energy consumption. Project management skills are imperative.

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Energy Manager Tasks

  • Prepare energy reports and communicate performance to upper management.
  • Develop and implement energy conservation initiatives aimed at reducing overall utility costs across the company.
  • Develop and manage comprehensive energy budgets.
  • Ensure that energy management operations are in line with the overall goals of the company.
  • Develop environmental stewardship plans and implement "green" initiatives within the company to reduce negative environmental impact.

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Energy Managers only report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Project Management, Energy / Utilities, and Energy Conservation & Efficiency can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Those with knowledge of Energy / Utilities tend to be skilled in Energy Conservation & Efficiency as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Energy Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Energy Managers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $64K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $74K. For Energy Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $81K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $87K.

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Experience Affects Energy Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$73,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Energy Manager Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 6%

Energy / Utilities
up arrow 2%

Energy Conservation & Efficiency
up arrow 1%

National Average
$73,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 10%
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