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Hydraulic Engineer Salary

$98,015 (USD)

Average Salary

$47/hr

Average Hourly

$3,264

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 20, 2019

The average pay for a Hydraulic Engineer is $98,015 a year and $47 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Hydraulic Engineer is between $68,901 and $121,549. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Hydraulic Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Designs and oversees hydraulic engineering studies and projects for control and use of water.
  • Computes and estimates rates of water flow.
  • Specifies type and size of equipment, such as conduits, cannels, pumps, turbines, pressure valves, and surge tanks, used in transporting water and converting water into electricity.
  • An engineering degree is required in a related field.
  • Excludes supervisory positions.
Hydraulic Engineer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Civil Engineers

Job family population: 306,030

Estimated population of Hydraulic Engineer jobs: 26,765

Rate of error: 1.0%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$113,626
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Hydraulic Engineer Job Listings for United States

Hydraulic Systems Engineer (sales exp required)
Oct 30
Santa Ana, CA, USA
Amtec Inc.
Hydraulic Systems Engineer Santa Ana, CA Are you a/an Hydraulic Engineering professional, looking for a full-time position with a grwoing company? We are searching for an experienced Hydraulic ...
Mechanical Engineer Hydraulics
Sep 5
Hampton, VA, USA
CTR Corporation
BSME/MET · Minimum 6yrs of Pro E Experience · Minimum 6yrs of hydraulic engineering · Experience with Hydraulics Simulation Software - Automation Studio or Matlink · Test planning and Project ...
Mechanical Engineer
Sep 13
Roseville, MI, USA
JobFairGiant.com
Role and Responsibilities Involvement in the design of hydraulic systems, holding fixtures with ... Engineering, Information Technology, Skilled Trades, Manufacturing, Blue-collar Labor, Production ...
Mechanical Engineer
Nov 4
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Accudyne Engineering and Equipment Company
Familiarity with hydraulic power systems, mechanical drives and pneumatic systems is a plus. We are ... Engineering Documentation: Assembly drawings including bills of material and purchased hardware ...
Mechanical Engineer II
Nov 14
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Mensor LP
The primary responsibility of the Mechanical Design Engineer II is the design and documentation of ... Hydraulic design

The average pay for a Hydraulic Engineer is $98,015 a year and $47 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Hydraulic Engineer is between $68,901 and $121,549. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Hydraulic Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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