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.

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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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