AU$78,417
Avg. Salary
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A Water Resources Engineer earns an average salary of AU$82,634 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$60,136 - AU$117,945
AU$60K
AU$78K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$78,417
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90%
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Salary AU$60,136 - AU$117,945
Bonus AU$5,000
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AU$60,339 - AU$117,537
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 46

Job Description for Water Resources Engineer

Water resources engineers are responsible for handling all of the engineering on water resources and preparing services and analyses on behalf of their organization. They are in charge of performing water resources calculation and suggest changes to the current resources model. These individuals have extensive technical knowledge to modify current parameters and prepare hydraulic models. They work with other engineers to complete studies and write detailed reports based on their results and findings. These individuals are organized, possess problem solving skills, and pay close attention to detail to identify possible water resources issues. One of their main duties is observing and documenting water projects.

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Water Resources Engineer Tasks

  • Conduct hydrologic and/or hydraulic analyses to collect data and assess sites.
  • Write reports and correspondence, including tracking costs and schedules.
  • Design, amend and update plans and drawings according to collected data.
  • Facilitate project management and communication across team members.
  • Model, design and map proposed and current sites and projects.

Water Resources Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$79,709

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Key Stats for Water Resources Engineer

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Water Resources Engineer Salaries

▲33%

▲3%

National Average
AU$80,000

▼12%

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 87%