Average Water Resources Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

$66,098
Avg. Salary
$3,904
Bonus
$3,052
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The average salary for a Water Resources Engineer in Houston, Texas is $66,098.
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$50k
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$66k
90%
$79k
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$50k - $79k
Bonus
$3k - $4k
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$50k - $80k

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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 Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Data Modeling and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Engineering Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Water Resources Engineer

An early career Water Resources Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $66,655 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Water Resources Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,736 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Water Resources Engineer in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 4.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (9.1% less), Baltimore, Maryland (7.5% less) and Fort Collins, Colorado (4.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 17 survey responses.
Early Career
70.6%
Mid Career
29.4%