Average Water Resources Engineer Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Water Resources Engineer is $70,303

Base Salary
$58k - $96k
$875 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$506 - $6k
Total Pay
$58k - $98k
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What Do Water Resources Engineers Do?

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.
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How do Water Resources Engineers Rate Their Jobs?

4 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 119 responses, the job of Water Resources Engineer has received a job satisfaction rating of 4 out of 5. On average, Water Resources Engineers are highly satisfied with their job.