Average Entry-Level Water Resources Engineer Salary in Denver, Colorado

$59,693
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Water Resources Engineer in Denver, Colorado is $59,693.
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$52k
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MEDIAN $59,693
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$52k - $66k
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$52k - $66k

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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
Project Manager, Engineering
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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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 $63,859 based on 45 salaries. A mid-career Water Resources Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,564 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Water Resources Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,869 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $102,564.

Pay Difference by Location

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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 (18.5% less), Atlanta, Georgia (8.5% less) and Baltimore, Maryland (3.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 88 survey responses.
Early Career
51.1%
Mid Career
19.3%
Experienced
22.7%
Late Career
6.8%