Energy Auditor

Energy auditors inspect, survey and analyze energy flows in a building or system with the objective of understanding the energy dynamics of the system under study. Energy auditors seek opportunities to reduce the amount of energy input into the system without negatively affecting the output. Energy auditors prioritize opportunities for energy savings.

PAY SCALE

$73,570

EDUCATION

High School Diploma, Certificate,
or Bachelor’s Degree

JOBS AVAILABLE

4,100 in Washington,
119,600 in U.S. through 2026

Education & Training

CAREER PATH

An Energy Auditor can move into a Meter Electrician apprenticeship.

EMPLOYERS

The types of employers for this position are utility companies, contractors, or self-employment.

TRAINING

Energy Auditor positions require extensive knowledge of, and experience in, construction management and building science. Bachelors degree, or comparable experience, in engineering, environmental science or related disciplines is desired. Typically, employers do not offer training specifically for Energy Auditors. Energy Auditors may participate in vendor specific training or professional development opportunities as approved by their supervisor.

COLLEGE PROGRAMS

See our College Programs resource guide for energy industry educational programs in Bachelor’s Degree Programs.

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