Salary for Energy Engineers

Also known as:  Corrosion Control Engineer, Mathematical Engineer, Optical Engineer, Ordnance Engineer, Photonics Engineer, Salvage Engineer helps science and professional engineers find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.


During the construction process, energy engineers work to identify potential areas for energy savings and efficiency. These professionals identify potential areas for energy savings by reviewing plans and materials, inspecting the jobsite, monitoring energy systems, and conducting energy audits. In addition, these professionals may use computer software to model, measure and verify energy consumption. A Bachelor's degree is normally a requirement for this field. Trade-specific licensing may also be necessary.

An Energy Engineer will usually earn an average salary between 64000 to 96000 based on experience and education levels. Energy Engineers usually receive an average pay level of Eighty Eight Thousand Eight Hundred dollars annually.

Energy Engineers receive the highest salary in the District of Columbia, which has average compensation of approximating $116420. People in this career can receive the best pay in Public Administration, where they get wages of $103380.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 17.55 percent nationwide in that time.
Energy Engineers tend to make the most in the following industries
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $103,380
Public Administration $102,400
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $99,720
Information $90,790
Manufacturing $89,970
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $88,720
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Health Care and Social Assistance $67,570
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $71,080
Other Services (except Public Administration) $72,810
Construction $74,750
Retail Trade $75,920
Finance and Insurance $79,140
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