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Energy Manager Salary

The average Energy Manager in the United States earns approximately $73K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The vast majority of Energy Managers (81 percent) survey respondents are men. Job satisfaction for Energy Managers is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
$42,383 - $101,635
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MEDIAN: $73,194
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$12.82 - $31.78
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National Salary Data

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$42,383 - $101,635  
   
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$0.00 - $15,025  
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$40,817 - $104,880  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 140
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$12.82 - $31.78  
   
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$0.00 - $15,025  
   
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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$40,817 - $104,880  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | 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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Typical Energy Managers report a focused set of job skills. Energy / Utilities and Energy Conservation & Efficiency are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Energy Conservation & Efficiency is a skill commonly found among those who know Energy / Utilities.

Pay by Experience Level for Energy Manager

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $62K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $74K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Energy Managers make a median salary of $86K. Energy Managers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are no higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years.

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Experience Affects Energy Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$73,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Energy Manager Salaries

Energy / Utilities
up arrow 10%

Energy Conservation & Efficiency
0%

National Average
$73,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 9%