Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Water Resources Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$90,324 / yrTotal Pay
$67,935 / yrBase Pay
$22,389 / yrAdditional Pay

$90,324

 / yr
$47K$310K
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The estimated total pay for a Water Resources Engineer is $90,324 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $67,935 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $22,389 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What are some related job titles for Water Resources Engineer?

Some related job titles are Civil Engineer - Water Resources Salaries with median pay of $100,558, Graduate Water Resources Engineer Salaries with median pay of $75,890, Water Engineer Salaries with median pay of $98,804, Coastal Engineer Salaries with median pay of $104,975.

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AECOM
3.8

AECOM

Water Resources Engineer

$78,310

 /yr
Range: $62K - $105K

$62K

$105K

$62,108 - $104,873 Range

4,097 Jobs
HDR
4.0

HDR

Water Resources Engineer

$87,370

 /yr
Range: $70K - $117K

$70K

$117K

$69,830 - $117,458 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

Water Resources Engineer

$43,724

 /yr
Range: $42K - $65K

$42K

$65K

$41,647 - $65,303 Range

CDM Smith
4.0

CDM Smith

Water Resources Engineer

$81,876

 /yr
Range: $66K - $114K

$66K

$114K

$65,941 - $114,376 Range

Dewberry
3.9

Dewberry

Water Resources Engineer

$77,368

 /yr
Range: $71K - $95K

$71K

$95K

$70,734 - $95,010 Range

Stantec
3.9

Stantec

Water Resources Engineer

$80,260

 /yr
Range: $72K - $101K

$72K

$101K

$72,189 - $100,678 Range

ARCADIS US

ARCADIS US

Water Resources Engineer

$79,971

 /yr
Range: $76K - $91K

$76K

$91K

$75,855 - $90,750 Range

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CH2M
3.5

CH2M

Water Resources Engineer

$83,589

 /yr
Range: $77K - $100K

$77K

$100K

$77,212 - $100,492 Range

Jacobs
3.9

Jacobs

Water Resources Engineer

$83,668

 /yr
Range: $70K - $113K

$70K

$113K

$70,430 - $113,000 Range

URS Corporation
3.1

URS Corporation

Water Resources Engineer - Hourly

$29

$47

$29 - $47 Range

Arcadis
4.0

Arcadis

Water Resources Engineer

$73,411

 /yr
Range: $60K - $86K

$60K

$86K

$60,062 - $85,996 Range

Tetra Tech
3.8

Tetra Tech

Water Resources Engineer

$72,166

 /yr
Range: $63K - $115K

$63K

$115K

$63,338 - $115,092 Range

Wood
3.7

Wood

Water Resources Engineer

$74,981

 /yr
Range: $61K - $85K

$61K

$85K

$60,866 - $85,234 Range

Amec Foster Wheeler
3.5

Amec Foster Wheeler

Water Resources Engineer

$73,309

 /yr
Range: $54K - $100K

$54K

$100K

$54,037 - $99,580 Range

California Department of Water Resources
4.1

$106,896

 /yr
Range: $81K - $117K

$81K

$117K

$80,995 - $116,988 Range

Parsons Brinckerhoff
3.1

Parsons Brinckerhoff

Water Resources Engineer

$88,584

 /yr
Range: $82K - $113K

$82K

$113K

$81,745 - $113,405 Range

Gannett Fleming
4.3

Gannett Fleming

Water Resources Engineer

$75,061

 /yr
Range: $70K - $92K

$70K

$92K

$69,983 - $91,652 Range

Camp Dresser McKee
2.6

Camp Dresser McKee

Water Resources Engineer

$77,030

 /yr
Range: $75K - $84K

$75K

$84K

$74,920 - $83,749 Range

DOWL
4.5

DOWL

Water Resources Engineer

$81,073

 /yr
Range: $65K - $133K

$65K

$133K

$65,143 - $133,271 Range

Brown and Caldwell
4.3

Brown and Caldwell

Water Resources Engineer

$80,997

 /yr
Range: $75K - $89K

$75K

$89K

$74,729 - $88,558 Range

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$79,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Water Specialist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$70

/hrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Water Resources Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

$16

/hrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Water Mitigation Technician with 1 to 3 years of experience

$51

/hrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$10,000/hr

10 days ago by a Water Resources Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

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$82,500

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$3,000/yr
Stock Bonus$2,000/yr

10 days ago by a Water Resources Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$63,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Water/Wastewater Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$85,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Water Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$68,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Water Resources Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Water Resources Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Water Resources Engineer is $74,547 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Water Resources Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 595 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Water Resources Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Water Resources Engineer in United States is $107,883 per year.

The lowest salary for a Water Resources Engineer in United States is $51,512 per year.

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