Earnings for Experienced Water Resources Engineers come in at around $85K per year on average. In the world of Experienced Water Resources Engineers, overall income ranges from $69K near the bottom to $110K at the top; this can include more than $5K from bonuses and more than $15K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Experienced Water Resources Engineers. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$68,296 - $109,435
$68K
$85K
$110K
MEDIAN: $84,944
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$31.21 - $45.62
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MEDIAN: $38.79
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$68,296 - $109,435  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,182  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $14,544  
Total Pay (?
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$69,019 - $110,212  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$31.21 - $45.62  
   
Overtime
$47.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,182  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $14,544  
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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$69,019 - $110,212  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Key Stats for Water Resources Engineer

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
097
10-19 years
97%
20 years or more
3%
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Skills That Affect Water Resources Engineer Salaries

Project Management
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National Average
$86,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 5%

AutoCAD
up arrow 5%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 8%

Data Modeling
up arrow 12%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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