Average Early-Career Water Resources Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary

$63,798
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,800
Bonus
$1,977
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The average salary for an Early-Career Water Resources Engineer with Engineering Design skills is $63,798.
10%
$54k
MEDIAN
$64k
90%
$77k
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$54k - $77k
Bonus
$328 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$450 - $6k
Total Pay
$55k - $78k

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Job Description for Water Resources Engineer

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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Popular Skills for Water Resources Engineer

Skills in Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD, Data Modeling and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Pay by Experience Level for Water Resources Engineer

An entry-level Water Resources Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $58,774 based on 50 salaries. A mid-career Water Resources Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,340 based on 165 salaries. An experienced Water Resources Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,017 based on 61 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $105,422.
Employees with Water Resources Engineer in their job title in Baltimore, Maryland earn an average of 6.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (1.0% more) and Seattle, Washington (0.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (12.3% less), Tampa, Florida (9.1% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (8.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 290 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.2%
Mid Career
56.9%
Experienced
21.0%
Late Career
4.8%