A Water/Wastewater Engineer earns an average salary of $59,617 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Water/Wastewater Engineer Total Pay (?
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$47,548 - $77,697
(Median)
48K
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69K
78K
MEDIAN: $59,616
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Water/Wastewater Engineer Total Pay (?
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$12.23 - $42.82
(Median)
12
26
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$47,548 - $77,697  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,135  
Profit Sharing
$989 - $2,897  
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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$39,074 - $82,644  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 167
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.23 - $42.82  
   
Overtime
$17.23 - $42.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,135  
   
Profit Sharing
$989 - $2,897  
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).
)
$39,074 - $82,644  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 167
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Job Description for Water/Wastewater Engineer
  • Lead project management and reporting for team members, and set schedules and goals.
  • Model variables to identify risk factors, improvements, and other metrics.
  • Design wastewater treatment, disposal, and distribution systems.
  • Write reports documenting all factors, stages, and risks.
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Experience Affects Water/Wastewater Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 26%
Mid-Career
up arrow 18%
National Average
$60,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Water/Wastewater Engineer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 15%
Engineering Design
up arrow 4%
National Average
$60,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 35 votes.
Gender
Female
29%
female alumni
 
Male
71%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 7%
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