Water engineer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Water engineer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $107,400
Louisiana $104,850
California $102,920
Texas $95,780
Maryland $96,100
District of Columbia $100,360
New Hampshire $92,440
South Dakota $92,190
Washington $99,300
Colorado $92,270
Oregon $91,660
Idaho $95,530
New Mexico $86,870
Michigan $86,770
Wyoming $82,930
Tennessee $83,750
Nevada $92,400
Illinois $90,300
Rhode Island $88,140
Kansas $85,400
Hawaii $92,840
New York $83,360
Nebraska $92,940
Massachusetts $84,920
Arkansas $88,970
Pennsylvania $85,690
Connecticut $87,710
New Jersey $84,940
Virginia $83,810
Ohio $84,790
Montana $81,310
Delaware $72,520
Vermont $83,990
Indiana $74,970
North Carolina $74,900
Alabama $79,470
Wisconsin $75,850
Kentucky $75,540
Florida $71,980
Arizona $73,760
Georgia $74,300
Oklahoma $70,220
Iowa $78,190
South Carolina $71,420
North Dakota $71,870
Utah $73,770
Maine $70,840
Mississippi $65,520
Missouri $64,440
West Virginia $70,430
Puerto Rico $57,650

How do water engineer salaries compare to similar careers?

Water engineers earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than environmental engineers but more than ship engineers.

Career Median Salary
Environmental engineer salary $88K
Biomedical engineer salary $89K
Product safety engineer salary $89K
Computer systems engineer salary $90K
Mechanical engineer salary $87K
Water engineer salary $88K
Industrial engineer salary $87K
Civil engineer salary $78K
Agricultural engineer salary $77K
Ship engineer salary $71K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)