Energy Policy Analyst
What do they do?
Energy Policy Analysts develop policies or analyze proposed policies on energy policy and energy regulations. They review regulations, statutes, or laws that relate to the energy industry. They can also develop and help implement a sustainable energy strategy.
Energy Policy Analyst is not an entry-level position and significant training is required. Energy Policy Analysts typically have a Bachelor’s degree with coursework in energy policy, economics, and politics, and at least a couple years’ experience working with energy regulations.
Energy Policy Analysts typically advance to more senior positions within this field by building skills through experience or additional education such as a graduate degree.
Energy Policy Analysts are typically employed by government agencies, non-profit organizations, or consulting firms. Analyst salaries typically start at $80-90k.
See our College Programs resource guide for energy industry educational programs in Bachelor’s Degree Programs.