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Energy Efficiency Engineers


Energy efficiency engineers apply engineering principles and tools to develop energy distribution systems that operate efficiently for residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. They analyze primary energy systems and make recommendations for ways to reduce energy usage while increasing energy efficiency. A wide variety of industries seek the advice of energy efficiency engineers, including manufacturing and production companies, government agencies, and energy auditing companies. There are more than 156,000 engineering services businesses with more than 1.1 million employees, including energy efficiency engineers, in the United States, according to the market and business research firm IBISWorld.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree




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Career Ladder
Senior Energy Efficiency Engineer or Consultant

Energy Efficiency Engineer

Junior Energy Efficiency Engineer

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