Energy Manager Salary

The average Energy Manager in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $73K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $10K and $5K, respectively — total cash payment to Energy Managers can bottom out near $53K or peak near $111K depending on individual performance. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Most Energy Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$54,944 - $109,047
$55K
$73K
$110K
MEDIAN: $73,130
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$18.29 - $33.00
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MEDIAN: $20.03
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,944 - $109,047  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,391  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,932  
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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$53,248 - $111,400  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 172
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.03  
   
Overtime
$27.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,391  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,932  
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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$53,248 - $111,400  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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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

  • 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.
  • Resolve billing disputes, investigate service interruptions, and manage relationships with third party service providers to ensure smooth energy operations.
  • Prepare energy reports and communicate performance to upper management.
  • Develop and implement energy conservation initiatives aimed at reducing overall utility costs across the company.

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Popular Skills for Energy Manager


Professional skills reported by Energy Managers are few in number. Those who have experience with Energy Conservation & Efficiency, Project Management, and Energy / Utilities can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Those familiar with Energy / Utilities also tend to know Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Energy Manager

Pay by Experience for an Energy Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Energy Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 73 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Energy Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 66 salaries. An experienced Energy Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 50 salaries. An Energy Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 32 salaries.

Energy Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Energy Manager?

Energy Manager in McLean:
"Energy Management is Awesome!"
Pros: The changing landscape of the utility industry, keeping up with the regulations, tariff modifications, data analysis, creating budgets.
Cons: The pay is not as high as the amount of work is expected.

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Key Stats for Energy Manager

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Energy Manager Salaries

▲18%

▲15%

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National Average
$74,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Energy Manager Salaries


Project Management
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National Average
$74,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 8%
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