Average Early-Career Water Resources Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary in Denver, Colorado

$64,456
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$1,225
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The average salary for an Early-Career Water Resources Engineer with Engineering Design skills in Denver, Colorado is $64,456.
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$56k
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$64k
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$78k
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MEDIAN $64,456
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$56k - $78k
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$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$57k - $81k

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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.

Career Paths

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Water Resources Engineer
Civil Engineer
Sales Engineer
Project Manager, Engineering
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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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

A mid-career Water Resources Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $77,291 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Water Resources Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with Water Resources Engineer in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 17.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Baltimore, Maryland (5.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (13.2% less), Tampa, Florida (10.0% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (9.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 20 survey responses.
Mid Career
55.0%
Experienced
45.0%