The average salary for an Early-Career Water Resources Engineer with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) skills in San Diego, California is $64,000.
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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
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Employees with Water Resources Engineer in their job title in Baltimore, Maryland earn an average of 7.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (4.4% more) and Los Angeles, California (3.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (11.4% less), Denver, Colorado (4.1% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (3.2% less).
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