Average Mid-Career Water Resources Engineer Salary in Denver, Colorado

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The average salary for a Mid-Career Water Resources Engineer in Denver, Colorado is $76,564.
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$61k
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$77k
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$93k
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MEDIAN $76,564
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Salary
$61k - $93k
Total Pay
$67k - $92k

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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
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Water Resources Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Geographic Information Systems (GIS) 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 $59,693 based on 8 salaries. An early career Water Resources Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,859 based on 45 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.
Employees with Water Resources Engineer in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 11.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (8.0% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (1.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Maine (15.6% less), Charlotte, North Carolina (9.6% less) and Baltimore, Maryland (8.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 79 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.1%
Early Career
57.0%
Experienced
25.3%
Late Career
7.6%