Average Energy Engineer Salary

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The average salary for an Energy Engineer is $70,440.
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$54k - $94k
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$54k - $99k

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Job Description for Energy Engineer

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.

Job Satisfaction for Energy Engineer

4 out of 5
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Popular Employer Salaries for Energy Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Energy Engineer are from the companies CLEAResult, Siemens and Schneider Electric Ltd. Reported salaries are highest at Johnson Controls Inc where the average pay is $84,497. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Siemens and DNV GL, earning around $80,000 and $76,155, 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 $67,361 and $70,318, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Energy Engineer

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 $60,012 based on 74 salaries. An early career Energy Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,004 based on 450 salaries. A mid-career Energy Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,868 based on 238 salaries. An experienced Energy Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,323 based on 59 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $100,447.
Employees with Energy Engineer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 31.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (9.1% more) and New York, New York (6.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Buffalo, New York (4.7% less), Columbus, Ohio (2.3% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (1.3% less).

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