Average Water Resources Engineer Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$69,964
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$2,500
Bonus
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The average salary for a Water Resources Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia is $69,964.
10%
$42k
MEDIAN
$70k
90%
$98k
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Salary
$42k - $98k
Bonus
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$42k - $102k

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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 Engineering Design, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Project Management and Data Modeling are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $65,680 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Water Resources Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,500 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (14.1% less), Baltimore, Maryland (12.6% less) and Fort Collins, Colorado (10.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 14 survey responses.
Early Career
57.1%
Mid Career
42.9%