Water Technician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$33,000
$27,000
Min 10%
$33,000
Median 50%
$39,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Intel
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.1 years
How much does a water technician make?
As a Water Technician in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $33,427 per year or $16.07 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $39,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $28,000 per year. Energy companies and Construction companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Some of the states with the best Water Technician salaries are Alaska, Washington, California, New Jersey, and Oregon. The typical tenure for a Water Technician is 2.1 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Technician
$38,397

Average Water Technician Salary By Location

Water Technicians in the US makes an average salary of $33,427 per year or $16.07 per hour. Working in San Francisco, CA as a Water Technician will pay you the highest wages at around $42,508 per year. The average starting salary in San Francisco, CA for Water Technicians is $29,000. Some of the states with the best Water Technician salaries are Alaska, Washington, California, New Jersey, Oregon, Connecticut, and New York. The lowest earning states are Vermont, Arkansas, South Carolina, Alabama, and Tennessee.

Map of Water Technician Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Water Technicians earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Water Technician Salary By Company

There is good job security in Water Technician positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Energy companies and Construction companies have the most job opportunities for Water Technicians. Intel and BlackLine are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Monroe County Water Authority and Roto-Rooter Group report highly competitive salaries for Water Technicians.

Average Water Technician Pay By Industry

Water Technician salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Energy companies, Professional companies, and Construction companies tend to have the highest salaries for Water Technicians. Energy companies pay their Water Technicians the highest wages, averaging $40,994 per year. Professional companies and Construction companies pay well too, at $35,463 and $32,871, respectively. At $31,999, the average salary for Water Technicians in the Utilities industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Energy
Energy
$40,994
$41k
Professional
Professional
$35,463
$35k
Construction
Construction
$32,871
$33k
Technology
Technology
$32,663
$33k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$32,584
$33k
Utilities
Utilities
$31,999
$32k

Water Technician Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Water Technician Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Water Technician can range from $29,316 to $43,069 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Water Technician Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
County of Gwinnett
County of Gwinnett
Water/Wastewater Technician I, II, III and IV-(DWR)-Crooked Creek WRF
Water/Wastewater Technician I, II, III and IV-(DWR)-Crooked Creek WRF
03/29/2020
03/29/2020
$29,498
$29,498
Water/Wastewater Technician I, II, III and IV-(DWR)-Crooked Creek WRF
Water/Wastewater Technician I, II, III and IV-(DWR)-Crooked Creek WRF
03/19/2020
03/19/2020
$29,498
$29,498
Barracuda Staffing
Barracuda Staffing
Water Extraction Technician
Water Extraction Technician
02/21/2020
02/21/2020
$25,044
$25,044
Opti Staffing Group
Opti Staffing Group
Water Mitigation Technician
Water Mitigation Technician
02/19/2020
02/19/2020
$33,392
$33,392
Water Technician
Water Technician
01/22/2020
01/22/2020
$29,498
$29,498
Town of Firestone
Town of Firestone
Water Technician
Water Technician
01/22/2020
01/22/2020
$50,505
$50,505
Water Technician
Water Technician
01/07/2020
01/07/2020
$29,623
$29,623
Opti Staffing Group
Opti Staffing Group
Water Technician
Water Technician
12/11/2019
12/11/2019
$33,392
$33,392
Belfor
Belfor
Water Technician
Water Technician
11/20/2019
11/20/2019
$31,305
$31,305
Nelbud Services Group
Nelbud Services Group
Water Technician
Water Technician
11/20/2019
11/20/2019
$33,392
$33,392