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Energy Engineers

Design programs or systems to make buildings more energy efficient.

Quick Facts


Median wages for the broader occupation, Engineers, All Other, are $51.85 / hour.


On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Operate computer systems.
  • Analyze energy usage data.
  • Research design or application of green technologies.
  • Research energy production, use, or conservation.
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Job Title Examples:

Energy Conservation Engineer
Green Building Engineer
Smart Grid Engineer

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