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Water resources engineer salary in United States

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

Average base salary

Average $76,187
Low $43,682
High $132,880
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a water resources engineer is $76,187 per year in the United States. 1.9k salaries reported, updated at September 27, 2023

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Top companies for Water Resources Engineers in United States

  1. Valley Water
    46 reviews8 salaries reported
    $136,426per year
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Highest paying cities for Water Resources Engineers near United States

  1. Dallas, TX
    $132,962 per year
    11 salaries reported
  2. Sacramento, CA
    $131,305 per year
    73 salaries reported
  3. Denver, CO
    $93,641 per year
    93 salaries reported
  1. Portland, OR
    $91,069 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $90,049 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Albuquerque, NM
    $75,124 per year
    33 salaries reported
  1. Pasadena, CA
    $50,552 per year
    28 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $46,379 per year
    110 salaries reported
  3. Long Beach, CA
    $45,157 per year
    27 salaries reported
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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
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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.

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