Average Energy Manager Salary
$89,000 yearly
$43.22 hourly
Updated August 18, 2021
$57,000
10 %
$89,000
Median
$139,000
90 %
What Is The Average Energy Manager Salary?
The average energy manager salary is $89,904 per year, or $43.22 per hour, in the United States. Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $57,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $139,000. Many of energy managers seem to be drawn to manufacturing and retail companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case energy managers tend to work at technology, energy, and retail companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Vermont, Washington and New Jersey pay energy managers the highest salaries.

Average Energy Manager Salary By State

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

Average Salary

Energy Manager average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
$78,168
$37.58
Alaska
$97,543
$46.90
Arizona
$79,814
$38.37
Arkansas
$56,586
$27.20
California
$92,849
$44.64
Colorado
$69,158
$33.25
Connecticut
$97,868
$47.05
Delaware
$76,881
$36.96
District of Columbia
$74,668
$35.90
Florida
$63,167
$30.37
Georgia
$78,938
$37.95
Hawaii
$63,134
$30.35
Idaho
$91,952
$44.21
Illinois
$74,719
$35.92
Indiana
$89,132
$42.85
Iowa
$73,550
$35.36
Kansas
$72,787
$34.99
Kentucky
$78,630
$37.80
Louisiana
$73,028
$35.11
Maine
$93,461
$44.93
Maryland
$96,893
$46.58
Massachusetts
$94,487
$45.43
Michigan
$77,863
$37.43
Minnesota
$93,704
$45.05
Mississippi
$81,543
$39.20
Missouri
$68,464
$32.92
Montana
$76,411
$36.74
Nebraska
$81,607
$39.23
Nevada
$74,526
$35.83
New Hampshire
$95,057
$45.70
New Jersey
$98,343
$47.28
New Mexico
$97,410
$46.83
New York
$84,494
$40.62
North Carolina
$73,430
$35.30
North Dakota
$87,390
$42.01
Ohio
$76,742
$36.90
Oklahoma
$83,946
$40.36
Oregon
$88,656
$42.62
Pennsylvania
$89,310
$42.94
Rhode Island
$80,075
$38.50
South Carolina
$69,736
$33.53
South Dakota
$75,572
$36.33
Tennessee
$71,996
$34.61
Texas
$90,705
$43.61
Utah
$83,473
$40.13
Vermont
$102,113
$49.09
Virginia
$87,048
$41.85
Washington
$101,487
$48.79
West Virginia
$70,214
$33.76
Wisconsin
$82,319
$39.58
Wyoming
$89,517
$43.04

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Highest Paying Cities For Energy Manager

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Houston, TX
$89,775
$43.16
Portland, OR
$88,588
$42.59
San Marcos, CA
$87,871
$42.25
New York, NY
$84,742
$40.74
Ann Arbor, MI
$77,701
$37.36
Washington, DC
$74,715
$35.92

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Average Energy Manager Salary Over Time

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

Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $89,900
    $43.22
    -0.3%
    2020
    $90,200
    $43.34
    -0.1%
    2019
    $90,200
    $43.37
    +1.4%
    2018
    $88,900
    $42.74
    +1.7%
    2017
    $87,400
    $42.00
    +1.7%

    How Much Do Energy Managers Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, energy manager salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that technology, energy, and retail companies tend to offer much higher salaries for energy managers. For example, energy managers make a whopping average salary of $91,487 while working for technology companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $89,548 at energy companies and $87,126 at retail companies. But energy managers may want to avoid working in the education industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $63,823.
    RankIndustryAverage Energy Manager SalaryEnergy Manager Salary Range
    1
    Technology
    $91,487
    $48k
    $112k
    2
    Energy
    $89,548
    $48k
    $112k
    3
    Retail
    $87,126
    $48k
    $112k
    4
    Utilities
    $86,126
    $48k
    $112k
    5
    Manufacturing
    $82,089
    $48k
    $112k
    6
    Real Estate
    $77,093
    $48k
    $112k

    High Paying Energy Manager Jobs

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Renewable Energy Consultant

    Avg. salary: $90,958

    Renewable energy consultants carry out energy surveys and audits and advise clients on sources of renewable energy. They also advise on sustainable solutions within the built environment and infrastructure sectors. Their additional duties and responsibilities include analyzing data to calculate and compare current and historical use of energy. Generating reports that are understandable to the management and help in decision-making is also an important task of the job.
    14,050 Renewable Energy Consultant Jobs
    Energy Efficiency Engineer

    Avg. salary: $86,890

    Energy Efficiency Engineer conducts audits to inspect, survey, model, and analyze the energy flows in existing buildings, whether commercial, residential, or industrial. These engineers apply engineering principles to develop energy distribution systems that operate efficiently. They analyze energy and make recommendations to reduce energy usage efficiently. An energy efficiency engineer must understand energy use, the ability to collect data and analyze it, develop business cases for energy efficiency projects, the ability to integrate energy, have good communication, and a sense of project planning and management.
    24,887 Energy Efficiency Engineer Jobs
    Energy Engineer

    Avg. salary: $75,802

    An energy engineer is a professional who is involved with the production of energy using natural resources as well as renewable or sustainable sources of energy. Energy engineers are required to research new methods and techniques to extract energy from scarce natural resources. They must design and test machinery used in extracting energy and develop ways of improving the existing processes. Energy engineers are also required to have an excellent understanding of statutory and regulatory requirements about energy use and sustainability concerns.
    35,194 Energy Engineer Jobs

    Energy Manager Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for an energy manager can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation 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.
    Experience LevelascdescAvg. SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
    Entry Level
    $72,800
    $35.00
    Mid Level
    $101,000
    $48.64
    Senior Level
    $116,000
    $55.67

    Which Companies Pay Energy Managers The Most?

    If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Boston Properties and AppDirect as they offer the highest salaries for energy managers.
    Company
    LogoRankCompanyAverage Energy Manager SalaryEnergy Manager Salary Range
    1Boston Properties
    4.6
    $120,776
    $61k
    $139k
    2AppDirect
    4.1
    $107,377
    $61k
    $139k
    3Yardi Systems
    4.7
    $106,391
    $61k
    $139k
    4Facebook
    4.9
    $105,454
    $61k
    $139k
    5Sony Corporation of America
    4.7
    $97,008
    $61k
    $139k
    6Sam Houston State University
    4.3
    $94,500
    $61k
    $139k

    Recently Added Energy Manager Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Energy Management Consulting Manager
    Houston, TX
    08/05/2021
    $157,000
    08/05/2021
    Energy Management Consulting Manager
    Chicago, IL
    08/05/2021
    $157,000
    08/05/2021
    State of Oregon
    Energy Incentives Manager-Pem/E (Limited Duration)
    Energy Incentives Manager-Pem/E (Limited Duration)
    Salem, OR
    08/04/2021
    $73,584
    08/04/2021
    Energy Policy Strategy Manager
    Fremont, CA
    08/02/2021
    $119,000
    08/02/2021
    Energy Policy Strategy Manager
    Bellevue, WA
    08/02/2021
    $119,000
    08/02/2021
    Hellofresh
    Energy Manager
    Energy Manager
    Boulder, CO
    07/28/2021
    $126,500
    07/28/2021
    Travis County Texas
    Building Energy Manager
    Building Energy Manager
    Austin, TX
    07/19/2021
    $63,638
    07/19/2021
    Energy Manager-Remote
    Phoenix, AZ
    07/08/2021
    $100,000
    07/08/2021
    Sacramento Municipal Utility District
    Manager, Energy Trading & Contracts
    Manager, Energy Trading & Contracts
    Sacramento, CA
    05/25/2021
    $139,419
    05/25/2021
    Energy Manager (Renewable Contracts)
    Ione, OR
    03/13/2021
    $123,000
    03/13/2021

    Average Energy Manager Salary by Demographic

    Energy Manager Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $75,901
    female-income
    Female Income
    $72,623
    Median Energy Manager Income by Race
    Asian energy managers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Hispanic or latino energy managers have the lowest average salary at $71,013.
    $82,000
    $80,000
    $78,000
    $76,000
    $74,000
    $72,000
    $70,000
    Unknown
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Unknown$74,441
    White$74,430
    Black or African American$71,727
    Asian$79,701
    Hispanic or Latino$71,013
    Average Energy Manager Salary by Education Level
    Energy managers with a Doctorate degree earn more than those without, at $99,823 annually. With a Masters degree, energy managers earn a median annual income of $86,949 compared to $75,901 for energy managers with an Bachelors degree.
    $101,000
    $96,000
    $91,000
    $86,000
    $81,000
    $76,000
    $71,000
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Doctorate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Master's Degree$86,949
    Bachelor's Degree$75,901
    Doctorate Degree$99,823