Water Resource Specialist Salary

A Water Resource Specialist earns an average salary of $55,000 per year.

$35,216 - $88,518
$35K
$55K
$89K
MEDIAN: $55,000
10%
50%
90%

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$17.67 - $27.30
$19
MEDIAN: $19.44
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$35,216 - $88,518  
   
Bonus
$750  
Total Pay (?
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$35,644 - $86,456  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$19.44  
   
Overtime
$14.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$750  
   
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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$35,644 - $86,456  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Water Resource Specialist

Water resource specialists are responsible for comprehending water resource information for a region, city, or municipality and communicating it to government officials and/or the general public. They also provide recommendations for distribution and management of these water resources and analyze aerial photographs, maps, census data, and historical records to best understand the current water availability and the needs of the public. In addition to environmental and social needs, they must also understand all current policies and procedures outlined by the state and federal government to ensure full compliance with the law.

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Water Resource Specialist Tasks

  • Present water resource proposals to government, public interest groups, or community groups.
  • Conduct regular water supply inspections to determine compliance with government regulations.
  • Provide technical assistance to public and private water system consumers.
  • Develop and implement water quality monitoring plans
  • Conduct or oversee investigations into water storage, pollutant, and safety compliance issues.

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Pay by Experience Level for Water Resource Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for Water Resource Specialist

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Water Resource Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲16%

Late-Career
▲15%

National Average
$53,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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