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Hydraulic Engineer Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$108,687 (USD)

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Last updated: June 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Hydraulic Engineer is $108,687 a year and $52 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Hydraulic Engineer is between $76,403 and $134,784. 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 Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • 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 Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Civil Engineers

Job family population: 298,910

Estimated population of Hydraulic Engineer jobs: 26,143

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Hydraulic Engineer Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Mechanical Engineer
May 13
Seattle, WA, USA
HKX Inc.
Select electrical, controls and hydraulic equipment and configure new bills of materials for a full ... Experience in mechanical engineering calculations (stress, fluid flow, heat transfer and other ...
Mechanical Engineer
Jun 10
Redmond, WA, USA
SmartTalent Search & Skilled Trade - North
... electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic devices and systems · Develop and maintain production ... Engineering with 3+ years of experience in medical device manufacturing · Certified SolidWorks ...
Mechanical Engineer
May 30
Redmond, WA, USA
Saicon Consultants Inc
Mechanical Engineer Location: Redmond, WA Duration: Fulltime/Permanent Primary Skills: * Design new ... Develop test equipment and methods for mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic devices and ...
Civil or Mechanical Engineer
May 28
Seattle, WA, USA
tomarco contractor specialties, inc.
(ISAT) International Seismic Application Technology ISAT is a world-class provider of consulting, engineering and seismic mitigation products for the commercial Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing ...
Applied Mechanics / Mechanical Engineer
Mar 18
Seattle, WA, USA
Comminution & Transportation Tech, Inc.
We are currently seeking an Applied Mechanics / Mechanical Engineer to join our team. Scope of Work: Modeling rock fragmentation in comminution machines for old and new comminution machine concepts.
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