The average salary for a Water Resources Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia is $69,964.
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Job Description for Water Resources Engineer
Water resources engineers are responsible for handling all of the engineering on water resources and preparing services and analyses on behalf of their organization. They are in charge of performing water resources calculation and suggest changes to the current resources model. These individuals have extensive technical knowledge to modify current parameters and prepare hydraulic models. They work with other engineers to complete studies and write detailed reports based on their results and find…Read more
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.
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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).
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