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ENERGY AUDITOR CAREER INFORMATION

Energy Auditor

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Conduct energy audits of buildings, building systems, or process systems. May also conduct investment grade audits of buildings or systems.

Sample of reported job titles: Energy Auditor, Energy Rater, Energy Consultant, Home Performance Consultant, Building Performance Consultant, Home Energy Rater

Tasks

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

Green occupations will likely change as a result of the green economy. Green economy activities and technologies are increasing the demand for occupations, shaping the work and worker requirements needed for occupational performance, or generating new and emerging occupations.

This is a Green New & Emerging occupation — the impact of green economy activities and technologies is sufficient to create the need for unique work and worker requirements, which results in the generation of new occupations.

 

OUTLOOK & WAGE DATA

United States

Employment

Percent 
Change

Job Openings

2010

2020

Business Operations Specialists, All Other

1,064,200

1,187,300

+12%

32,720

California

Employment

Percent 
Change

Job Openings

2008

2018

Business Operations Specialists, All Other

167,400

183,200

+9%

5,300

Wage data:

Pay
Period

2010

10%

25%

Median

75%

90%

United States

Hourly

$16.26

$22.05

$30.02

$40.06

$51.68

Yearly

$33,800

$45,900

$62,400

$83,300

$107,500

California

Hourly

$16.99

$22.78

$31.35

$43.00

$55.80

Yearly

$35,300

$47,400

$65,200

$89,400

$116,100

Job Openings refers to the average annual job openings due to growth and net replacement.

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State and National Trends
Job Openings refers to the average annual job openings due to growth and net replacement.
Note: The data for the State Employment Trends and the National Employment Trends are not directly comparable. The projections period for state data is 2008-2018, while the projections period for national data is 2010-2020.

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National Data Source: 
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 CA.gov logo State Data Source: 
California Employment Development Department, Labor Market Information Division

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