The average salary for a Water Resources Engineer in Fort Collins, Colorado is $62,850.
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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 Project Management, Microsoft Excel, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Modeling.
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 $60,783 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Water Resources Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Water Resources Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,500 based on 7 salaries.
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Employees with Water Resources Engineer in their job title in Sacramento, California earn an average of 17.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (9.8% more) and Seattle, Washington (6.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (4.4% less) and Baltimore, Maryland (2.7% less).
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