The average salary for an Energy Engineer is $70,217.
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Job Description for Energy Engineer
Energy engineer oversee energy-related elements that may occur in their employer's various projects. They perform technical analysis and reviews, providing risk analysis for potential areas of concern. They use their technical perspective to customize software and spreadsheets, modeling facility changes that could impact overall energy consumption and for new buildings to be evaluated for potential energy consumption. Energy engineers regularly conduct field assessments and audits, collecting ov…Read more
Energy Engineer Tasks
- Visit sites and analyze facilities, HVAC, refrigeration, and blueprints to audit existing energy situation.
- Participate in project design and implementation to improve energy efficiency.
- Collaborate with internal departments to make sales, schedule visits and craft financial forecasts for clients.
- Develop energy analyses and recommendations, including savings analyses and efficiency ratings.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Energy Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Energy Engineer are from the companies CLEAResult, Johnson Controls Inc and Noresco. Reported salaries are highest at Johnson Controls Inc where the average pay is $85,989. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Siemens and DNV GL, earning around $80,000 and $75,440, respectively. Willdan Group, Inc. pays the lowest at around $60,173. CLEAResult and Schneider Electric Ltd also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $67,322 and $69,187, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Energy Engineer
Energy / Utilities
Skills in Energy Conservation & Efficiency, Technical Analysis and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Energy / Utilities.
Pay by Experience Level for Energy Engineer
An entry-level Energy Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $60,068 based on 77 salaries. An early career Energy Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,949 based on 465 salaries. A mid-career Energy Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,460 based on 250 salaries. An experienced Energy Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,660 based on 61 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $99,716.
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Employees with Energy Engineer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 31.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (9.4% more) and New York, New York (5.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (5.9% less), Columbus, Ohio (2.0% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (0.5% less).
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