Salary for Water and Wastewater Engineers

Also known as:  Architectural Engineer, Bridge Engineer, Civil Engineer, Construction Engineer, Facilities Engineer, Geotechnical Engineer, Highway Engineer, Hydrographic Engineer, Railroad Design Consultant, Research Hydraulic Engineer

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A Water and Wastewater Engineer gets a salary of between $55,450 and $144,670 based on tenure and industry expertise. usually get an average wage of ninety-six thousand eight hundred and ninety dollars per year.

receive the highest compensation in California, where they can earn an average pay rate of close to $113,200. People in this career receive the best pay in Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction, where they earn salary pay of $117,510.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 43.43 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Water and Wastewater Engineers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Management of Companies and Enterprises
$112,580
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
$102,070
Finance and Insurance
$101,790
Manufacturing
$99,130
Transportation and Warehousing
$98,980
Wholesale Trade
$98,470

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Accommodation and Food Services
$60,750
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$73,680
Construction
$78,050
Educational Services
$82,130
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$86,160
Information
$88,390