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The average hydrologic engineer salary in United States is $91,253 or an equivalent hourly rate of $44. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $3,039. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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An entry level hydrologic engineer (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $68,047. On the other end, a senior level hydrologic engineer (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $113,443.

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Job Description
Perform engineering duties in planning, designing, and overseeing construction and maintenance of building structures, and facilities, such as roads, railroads, airports, bridges, harbors, channels, dams, irrigation projects, pipelines, power plants, and water and sewage systems. Includes architectural, structural, traffic, ocean, and geo-technical engineers. Excludes “Hydrologists" (19-2043).

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