Energy Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$81,000
$59,000
Min 10%
$81,000
Median 50%
$111,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Patriot Energy Group
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.6 years
How much does an energy engineer make?
Energy Engineers in America make, on average, $81,560 a year or $39.21 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $59,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $111,000. Professional companies and Manufacturing companies have the most job opportunities for Energy Engineers. Alaska, California, Texas, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts have the highest paying Energy Engineer jobs. The typical tenure for an Energy Engineer is 2.6 years.
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$79,392

Average Energy Engineer Salary By Location

As an Energy Engineer in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $81,560 per year or $39.21 per hour. Energy Engineers make the most in San Francisco, CA at about $105,767 per year. Not only that, San Francisco, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $70,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Energy Engineer salaries are Alaska, California, Texas, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. Florida, Iowa, Georgia, Illinois, and Tennessee have the lowest reported salaries for Energy Engineers.

Map of Energy Engineer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Energy Engineers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Energy Engineer Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries an Energy Engineer makes. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Energy Engineers are Professional companies and Manufacturing companies. Patriot Energy Group and California Center for the Arts are the best paying companies for Energy Engineers. In addition, companies like Tampa Electric and Efficiency Network report highly competitive salaries for Energy Engineers.

Average Energy Engineer Pay By Industry

Energy Engineer salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Manufacturing companies, Utilities companies, and Technology companies pay higher-than-average wages for Energy Engineers. Manufacturing companies pay their Energy Engineers the highest wages, averaging $93,850 per year. Utilities companies and Technology companies pay well too, at $84,662 and $79,899, respectively. The types of companies that pay Energy Engineers the least are in the Retail industry, where the average annual salary is $68,691.
Industry
Average Salary
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$93,850
$94k
Utilities
Utilities
$84,662
$85k
Technology
Technology
$79,899
$80k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$73,186
$73k
Construction
Construction
$71,303
$71k
Retail
Retail
$68,691
$69k

Energy Engineer Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Energy Engineer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an Energy Engineer can range from $66,035 to $105,041 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Energy Engineer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
University of Michigan
Energy Engineer (Temp)
03/28/2020
$29,218
University of Michigan
Energy Engineer (Temp)
03/06/2020
$29,218
Energy Engineer
01/29/2020
$100,000
Energy Engineer
01/26/2020
$60,000
Wisconsin State Government
Energy Engineer
01/24/2020
$61,200
Energy Engineer
12/24/2019
$60,000
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Energy Engineer
12/20/2019
$58,700
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Energy Engineer
11/28/2019
$58,700
Gulfstream Strategic Placements
Energy Engineer
11/24/2019
$53,000
Energy Engineer
11/22/2019
$60,000
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