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The number of 'Water/Wastewater Engineers' job openings is expected to rise 6.9% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Water/Wastewater Engineers' was $89,940, or $43.24 per hour
'Water/Wastewater Engineers' were paid 94.2% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 307,570 people employed as Water/Wastewater Engineers within the United States.
This represents around 0.21% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 480 people are employed as Water/Wastewater Engineers.
Design or oversee projects involving provision of potable water, disposal of wastewater and sewage, or prevention of flood-related damage. Prepare environmental documentation for water resources, regulatory program compliance, data management and analysis, and field work. Perform hydraulic modeling and pipeline design.
SOC Code: 17-2051.02
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