Energy Consultants

Energy consultants provide expertise and advice to businesses and other organizations on a wide range of energy issues such as plant construction and management, renewable energy, and compliance with local, state, and federal laws such as the Energy Policy Act.

Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) External Energy Consultants, Internal Energy Consultants
Duties Provide expertise and advice to businesses, government agencies, and other organizations on a wide range of energy issues
Salary Range $25,000 to $100,000+
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities exist throughout the country
Minimum Education Level
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
School Subjects
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Earth Science
  • Speech
Experience Internship
Personality Traits
  • Organized
  • Problem-Solving
  • Scientific
  • Business Management
  • Interpersonal
  • Research
Certification or Licensing Recommended
Special Requirements None
Employment Prospects Good
Advancement Prospects Good
Outlook Faster than the Average
Career Ladder
  • Partner, or Self-Employed, or Business Executive
  • Energy Consultant
  • Associate

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