Energy Auditor

Average Annual Energy Auditor Salary: $60,610

Based on national average from PayScale.com. Will vary depending on geographic location.

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Energy auditors complete estimations and inspections for residential, commercial, and industrial energy operations. They also issue reworks for errors, omissions, and workmanship problems and complete compliance inspections for Rehab/Weatherization as needed.


Skills required for energy auditor:

  • Identify and prioritize energy savings measures.  
  • Prepare audit reports containing energy analysis results and recommendations for energy cost savings.  
  • Collect and analyze field data related to energy usage.  
  • Inspect or evaluate building envelopes, mechanical systems, electrical systems, or process systems to determine the energy consumption of each function.  
  • Perform tests such as blower-door test to locate air leaks.  
  • Educate customers on energy efficiency or answer questions on topics such as the cost of running household appliances and the selection of energy efficient appliances.  
  • Calculate the potential for energy savings.  
  • Prepare job specification sheets for home energy improvements such as attic insulation, window retrofits, and heating system upgrades.  
  • Recommend energy efficient technologies or alternative energy sources.  
  • Quantify energy consumption to establish baselines for energy use and need.

Post-High School Education and Training

A two-year degree is optional. On-the-job training is required for this profession. To view a list of available degree and training programs in your area, use the Google Map locator by clicking below:
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