A Water Resources Engineer earns an average salary of $62,029 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Water Resources Engineer Total Pay (?
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$49,042 - $89,216
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49K
62K
73K
89K
MEDIAN: $62,028
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Water Resources Engineer Total Pay (?
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$21.70 - $40.55
(Median)
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27
33
41
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$49,042 - $89,216  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,055  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $5,918  
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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$48,404 - $90,803  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 298
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$21.70 - $40.55  
   
Overtime
$24.80 - $42.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,055  
   
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $5,918  
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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$48,404 - $90,803  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 298
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Job Description for Water Resources Engineer
  • Facilitate project management and communication across team members.
  • Model, design and map proposed and current sites and projects.
  • Design, amend and update plans and drawings according to collected data.
  • Conduct hydrologic and/or hydraulic analyses to collect data and assess sites.
  • Write reports and correspondence, including tracking costs and schedules.
Popular Skills for Water Resources Engineer
Pay Difference By Location
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Washington
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Chicago
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National Average
$61,000
Raleigh
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Baltimore
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Minneapolis
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Experience Affects Water Resources Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 40%
National Average
$61,000

Skills That Affect Water Resources Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%
Data Modeling
0%
National Average
$61,000
AutoCAD
up arrow 5%
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 6%
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Gender
Female
26%
female alumni
 
Male
74%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 7%
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