Energy Auditors

General Information


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

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit41.18%
  2. State and local government37.24%
  3. Self-employed16.72%
  4. Federal government3.02%
  5. Private, not for profit1.37%

Job Outlook

Employment of construction and building inspectors is projected to decline 3 percent from 2020 to 2030. Despite declining employment, about 14,300 openings for construction and building inspectors are projected each year, on average, over the decade. All of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to other occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

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Average Salary



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Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 27%
  • Post-secondary certificate 27%
  • High school 22%
  • Some college 9%
  • Post baccalaureate 9%
  • Associate's degree 4%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Related College Majors

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  • Building and Construction
  • Mathematics
  • Clerical
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Mechanical
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