How much does a Water Resources Engineer make in the United States? The average Water Resources Engineer salary in the United States is $72,747 as of November 23, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $63,380 and $82,130. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Water Environment Federation - Alexandria, VA

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Water Resources Engineer

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AECOM - Glen Allen , VA
Job Description AECOM is actively seeking a Water-Wastewater Project Engineer for immediate ... Technical resource may serve as technical advisor for team * Provides specialized technical input ...
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WSP - Parsons Brinckerhoff - Chantilly , VA
FEMA Water Resources Engineer/Project Manager Who We Are At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We're looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate ... - 18 days ago
Johnson, Mirmiran, and Thompson Inc. - Richmond , VA
... Engineer License or the ability to obtain within 6 months + Bachelor's degree in civil engineering ... water resources engineering + Experience with Virginia's Runoff Reduction Method and be able to ... - 33 days ago
... Engineer in Maryland, DC or Virginia Ideally, Here's What You'll Also Have: • A Master's degree in Civil Engineering, Water Resources, or a related engineering discipline. • Experience serving ... - 59 days ago
Leidos - Virginia Beach , VA
Create and maintain project resource-loaded schedules in MS Project Professional * Develop basis-of ... Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings * Experience with presenting technical and ...
Appcast Exchange - 39 days ago
Black & Veatch - Arlington , VA
... life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical ... Architecture, Engineer, Engineering - 80 days ago

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