How much does a Water Resources Engineer make?

Updated 14 Jan 2022
$84,966 /yr
Average Base Pay

26 salaries

$68K

Low

$85K

Average

$114K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Water Resources Engineer make? The national average salary for a Water Resources Engineer is $84,966 in Australia. Filter by location to see Water Resources Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 26 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Water Resources Engineer employees.

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Water Resources Engineer$84,966 /yr
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Golder Associates
3.7

Golder Associates

Water Resources Engineer

$76,377

 /yr
Range: $70K - $86K
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$70K

$86K

$70,000 - $85,698 Range

AECOM
3.7

AECOM

Water Resources Engineer

$84,966

 /yr
Range: $69K - $85K

$69K

$85K

$68,800 - $85,000 Range

WSP
3.6

WSP

Water Resources Engineer

$83,000

 /yr
Range: $79K - $90K

$79K

$90K

$78,744 - $90,000 Range

KBR
3.8

KBR

Water Resources Engineer
About 

$96K -$121K

$96K

$121K

$95,754 - $120,500 Range

J.Wyndham Prince

Water Resources Engineer
About 

$97K -$104K

$97K

$104K

$96,996 - $103,518 Range

Government of South Australia
4.1

Government of South Australia

Water Resources Engineer
About 

$115K -$126K

$115K

$126K

$115,268 - $126,355 Range

Chandler Macleod
3.9

Chandler Macleod

Water Resources Engineer - Hourly
About 

$63 -$69

 hourly

$63

$69

$63 - $69 Range

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Jacobs
3.9

Jacobs

Water Resources Engineer
About 

$62K -$68K

$62K

$68K

$61,599 - $67,731 Range

Worley
3.5

Worley

Water Resources Engineer
About 

$91K -$99K

$91K

$99K

$91,251 - $98,863 Range

Water Corporation
4

Water Corporation

Water Resources Engineer
About 

$99K -$106K

$99K

$106K

$98,617 - $105,909 Range

RPS Group
3.4

RPS Group

Water Resources Engineer - Contractor
About 

$52K -$57K

$52K

$57K

$52,427 - $57,086 Range

Klohn Crippen Berger
4

Klohn Crippen Berger

Water Resources Engineer
About 

$109K -$117K

$109K

$117K

$109,104 - $117,253 Range

Pinion Advisory

Water Resources Engineer
About 

$57K -$62K

$57K

$62K

$57,091 - $62,033 Range

4.2

$107K

$118K

$107,324 - $118,014 Range

Holmberg Waderborn Dressage

Water Resources Engineer
About 

$74K -$81K

$74K

$81K

$73,676 - $81,044 Range

Snowy Hydro
3.5

Snowy Hydro

Water Resource Advisor

$79,585

 /yr
Range: $56K - $145K

$56K

$145K

$55,566 - $145,313 Range

3.1

Tasmanian Water and Sewerage

Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator

$57,825

 /yr
Range: $50K - $67K

$50K

$67K

$49,850 - $66,568 Range

Sydney Water
3.7

Sydney Water

Water Quality Analyst

$71,500

 /yr
Range: $70K - $80K

$70K

$80K

$70,000 - $80,000 Range

Jacobs
3.9

Jacobs

Graduate Water Engineer

$66,000

 /yr
Range: $60K - $71K

$60K

$71K

$60,000 - $71,000 Range

AECOM
3.7

AECOM

Water Resource Engineer
About 

$67K -$83K

$67K

$83K

$67,054 - $83,377 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Water Resources Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Water Resources Engineer is $84,966 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see a Water Resources Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 26 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Water Resources Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Water Resources Engineer in Australia is $113,967 per year.

The lowest salary for a Water Resources Engineer in Australia is $67,542 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent water resources engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$30
hourly
A Water Meter Reader in the Perth Area area reported making $30 per hour
Job Highlights
Perth Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$75,000
per year
A Water Resources Engineer in the Perth Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Perth Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$82,000
per year
A Hydraulic Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $82,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$77,000
per year
A Hydraulics Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $77,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$95,000
per year
A Water Resources Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $95,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$100,000
per year
A Water Engineer in the Perth Area area reported making $100,000 per year
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8-10 years experience
Perth Area area
 
Full-time
Company - Public
$75,000
per year
A Water Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Non-profit Organisation
$52,500
per year
A Water Sampler in the Newcastle Area area reported making $52,500 per year
Job Highlights
Newcastle Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public