Water Resources Engineer Salary (United States)

A Water Resources Engineer earns an average salary of $62,286 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 Salary (?
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$49,196 - $88,686
(Median)
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62K
73K
89K
MEDIAN: $62,286
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Water Resources Engineer Salary (?
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$21.44 - $39.73
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$49,196 - $88,686  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,885  
Profit Sharing
$102.56 - $4,075  
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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$48,798 - $90,203  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 303
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$21.44 - $39.73  
   
Overtime
$24.70 - $42.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,885  
   
Profit Sharing
$102.56 - $4,075  
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).
)
$48,798 - $90,203  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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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.

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Pay Difference By Location

Baltimore
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Washington
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Chicago
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Boulder
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Seattle
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National Average
$62,000
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Experience Affects Water Resources Engineer Salaries

National Average
$62,000

Skills That Affect Water Resources Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
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Hydraulic Modeling
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Data Modeling
0%
National Average
$62,000
AutoCAD
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
29%
female alumni
 
Male
71%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 6%
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