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Water Resource Engineering

Water Resource Engineering Salary

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $118,500 $9,875 $2,278 $57
75th Percentile $96,000 $8,000 $1,846 $46
Average $76,469 $6,372 $1,470 $37
25th Percentile $48,000 $4,000 $923 $23
$24,000 - $33,999
7% of jobs
$34,000 - $43,999
13% of jobs
$48,000 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$44,000 - $53,999
10% of jobs
$54,000 - $63,999
5% of jobs
$64,000 - $73,999
12% of jobs
The average salary is $76,469 a year
$74,000 - $83,999
18% of jobs
$84,000 - $93,999
9% of jobs
$96,000 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$94,000 - $103,999
7% of jobs
$104,000 - $113,999
7% of jobs
$118,500 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$114,000 - $123,999
5% of jobs
$124,000 - $134,000
3% of jobs

National Average

$24,000 $76,469/year $37/hour $134,000
Water Resource Engineering Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$76,469
$6,372
$1,470
$37
Ashburn, VA
Virginia
$77,518
$6,460
$1,491
$37

As of Nov 27, 2020, the average annual pay for a Water Resource Engineering in the United States is $76,469 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $36.76 an hour. This is the equivalent of $1,471/week or $6,372/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $134,000 and as low as $24,000, the majority of Water Resource Engineering salaries currently range between $48,000 (25th percentile) to $96,000 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $118,500 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a Water Resource Engineering varies greatly (by as much as $48,000), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Water Resource Engineering job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. A Water Resource Engineering in your area makes on average $77,518 per year, or $1,049 (1%) more than the national average annual salary of $76,469. Virginia ranks number 17 out of 50 states nationwide for Water Resource Engineering salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Water Resource Engineering jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

Find your next high paying job as a Water Resource Engineering on ZipRecruiter today.

Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Water Resource Engineering Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Water Resource Engineering job is above the national average. Topping the list is New York City, NY, with San Mateo, CA and Juneau, AK close behind in the second and third positions. Juneau, AK beats the national average by $10,091 (12.4%), and New York City, NY furthers that trend with another $14,334 (17.1%) above the $76,469 average.

Importantly, New York City, NY has a moderately active Water Resource Engineering job market with only a few companies currently hiring for this type of role.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a Water Resource Engineering appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 7% between New York City, NY and Minneapolis, MN, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for a Water Resource Engineering role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
New York City, NY$90,804$7,567$1,746$43.66
San Mateo, CA$88,981$7,415$1,711$42.78
Juneau, AK$86,560$7,213$1,665$41.62
Boston, MA$86,503$7,209$1,664$41.59
Berkeley, CA$85,587$7,132$1,646$41.15
Santa Monica, CA$85,467$7,122$1,644$41.09
Daly City, CA$85,346$7,112$1,641$41.03
Quincy, MA$85,247$7,104$1,639$40.98
Renton, WA$85,099$7,092$1,637$40.91
Minneapolis, MN$83,967$6,997$1,615$40.37
About Our Data
ZipRecruiter salary estimates, histograms, trends and comparisons are derived from both employer job postings and third party data sources.
Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.