Water Resource Specialists

6.3/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $66.31 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 10% (Totally Safe)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Water Resource Specialists' job openings is expected to rise 5.8% by 2030
'Water Resource Specialists' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Water Resource Specialists' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Water Resource Specialists' was $137,940, or $66.31 hourly
'Water Resource Specialists' are paid 228.8% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 75,870 people employed as Water Resource Specialists.
This represents around 0.05% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Design or implement programs and strategies related to water resource issues such as supply, quality, and regulatory compliance issues.

SOC Code: 11-9121.02

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