A Water Resources Engineer earns an average salary of C$69,511 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

C$48,408 - C$87,217
(Median)
C$48K
C$70K
C$87K
MEDIAN: C$69,511
10%
50%
90%

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C$29.75 - C$37.55
(Median)
C$
C$33
C$
MEDIAN: C$33.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Salary
C$48,408 - C$87,217  
   
Bonus
C$3,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$50,472 - C$87,527  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$20C$40C$60
Hourly Rate
C$33.21  
   
Overtime
C$30.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Bonus
C$3,000  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$50,472 - C$87,527  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$69,602

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Water Resources Engineer Reviews

What is it like working as a Water Resources Engineer?

Water Resources Engineer in Edmonton:
"Great if you love how things work."
Pros: I love that there is always a new challenge with every project, and that the people are nice, but also dependable. There's a lot of independence with what you do. You get to go out into the field when the weather is nice, and stay in the office too.
Cons: Meeting project deadlines can be really stressful, and having to satisfy the client's sometimes unreasonable expectations can result in having a lot of overtime. You are always walking a tightrope -- if you spend too much time on project work, you go over budget, but if you spend too little, you are un-utilized. Work is volatile. One day you are twiddling your thumbs with nothing to do, and the next you are swamped with 5 projects that all needed to be done yesterday.

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Experience Affects Water Resources Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
C$70,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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