Water Resource Specialist Salary

A Water Resource Specialist earns an average salary of $53,458 per year.

$36,342 - $63,871
$56K
MEDIAN: $56,000
50%

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Salary $56,000
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$35,064 - $88,276
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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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

  • Develop and implement water quality monitoring plans
  • Conduct or oversee investigations into water storage, pollutant, and safety compliance issues.
  • Identify water pollution issues and propose creative solutions.
  • Present water resource proposals to government, public interest groups, or community groups.
  • Conduct regular water supply inspections to determine compliance with government regulations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Water Resource Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Water Resource Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Water Resource Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Water Resource Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Water Resource Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 5 salaries. A Water Resource Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Key Stats for Water Resource Specialist

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Water Resource Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲21%

Late-Career
▲20%

National Average
$50,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼11%

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 40%
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