1. Home
  2. Career Explorer
  3. Water Resources Engineer
  4. Salaries
Content has loaded

Water Resources Engineer salary in United States

How much does a Water Resources Engineer make in the United States?

Average base salary

Non-cash benefit
View more benefits

The average salary for a water resources engineer is $58,944 per year in the United States. 1k salaries reported, updated at May 13, 2022.

Is this useful?

Top companies for Water Resources Engineers in United States

  1. Valley Water
    43 reviews12 salaries reported
    $173,495per year
  2. $137,552per year
Is this useful?

Highest paying cities for Water Resources Engineers in United States

  1. Sacramento, CA
    $125,267 per year
    49 salaries reported
  2. Rancho Cordova, CA
    $123,483 per year
    9 salaries reported
  3. San Diego, CA
    $110,987 per year
    8 salaries reported
  1. Salinas, CA
    $108,231 per year
    10 salaries reported
  2. Fort Worth, TX
    $105,372 per year
    8 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $98,403 per year
    17 salaries reported
  1. Orlando, FL
    $96,629 per year
    10 salaries reported
  2. Phoenix, AZ
    $87,474 per year
    12 salaries reported
  3. Tampa, FL
    $75,428 per year
    5 salaries reported
Is this useful?

Where can a Water Resources Engineer earn more?

Compare salaries for Water Resources Engineers in different locations
Explore Water Resources Engineer openings
Is this useful?

Most common benefits for Water Resources Engineers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
Is this useful?

Salary satisfaction

Based on 17 ratings

71% of Water Resources Engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

Is this useful?

How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Civil Engineer

34,836 job openings

Average $84,259 per year

Is this useful?

How much should you be earning?

Get an estimated calculation of how much you should be earning and insight into your career options. See more details

Get estimated pay range

Frequently searched careers

Registered Nurse

Police Officer

Software Engineer

Truck Driver


Administrative Assistant

Real Estate Agent

Customer Service Representative

Nursing Assistant

Dental Hygienist

Project Manager