Average Early-Career Water Resources Engineer with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Skills Salary

$62,878
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,011
Bonus
$3,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Water Resources Engineer with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) skills is $62,878.
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$54k
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$63k
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$75k
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$54k - $75k
Bonus
$309 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$412 - $9k
Total Pay
$54k - $77k

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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, 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 and Data Modeling.

Pay by Experience Level for Water Resources Engineer

An entry-level Water Resources Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,174 based on 57 salaries. A mid-career Water Resources Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,078 based on 116 salaries. An experienced Water Resources Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,736 based on 39 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $114,783.
Employees with Water Resources Engineer in their job title in Baltimore, Maryland earn an average of 9.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (4.9% more) and San Diego, California (1.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (9.8% less), Denver, Colorado (2.4% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 220 survey responses.
Entry Level
25.9%
Mid Career
52.7%
Experienced
17.7%
Late Career
3.6%