Water engineer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Water engineer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
New Mexico $99,750
Massachusetts $99,280
South Dakota $98,870
Ohio $98,830
New Jersey $98,700
Maryland $97,890
Virginia $97,410
Pennsylvania $95,630
Minnesota $95,580
Arizona $93,970
New York $92,950
Nevada $92,400
Rhode Island $85,200
Delaware $84,480
Colorado $83,950
Oklahoma $83,050
North Dakota $81,950
Nebraska $81,620
Illinois $80,840
Florida $80,560
Louisiana $80,350
Wisconsin $80,140
Wyoming $80,140
Alabama $79,890
Arkansas $79,890
Maine $79,710
Indiana $79,670
Iowa $79,640
Michigan $79,640
Kansas $78,210
Vermont $78,060
North Carolina $77,960
Montana $77,560
West Virginia $77,560
Georgia $77,480
Puerto Rico $77,430
Missouri $76,940
Utah $76,650
South Carolina $70,970
Kentucky $67,560
Mississippi $61,040
California $113,250
Hawaii $106,100
Texas $104,190
District of Columbia $103,690
Alaska $102,110
Washington $101,650
Oregon $101,030
Tennessee $100,920
Connecticut $100,580
New Hampshire $100,290
Idaho $100,110

How do water engineer salaries compare to similar careers?

Water engineers earn about the same as related careers in Illinois. On average, they make less than aerospace engineers but more than mining and geological engineers.

Career Median Salary
Aerospace engineer salary $89K
Product safety engineer salary $99K
Biomedical engineer salary $92K
Mechanical engineer salary $96K
Civil engineer salary $96K
Water engineer salary $81K
Environmental engineer salary $81K
Agricultural engineer salary $98K
Industrial engineer salary $84K
Mining and geological engineer salary $80K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)