American Water Works
American Water Works

American Water Works

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American Water is an American public utility company that operates in the United States and Canada. It was founded in 1886 as the American Water Works & Guarantee Company. In 1914, American Water Works and Guarantee Company became American Water Works and Electric Company. In 1947 it was reorganized as American Water Works Company, Inc. The company was a subsidiary of the German-based RWE Group from 2001 to 2008, but the company was divested on April 23, 2008, in an initial public offering on the NYSE.

Most of American Water's services are locally managed utility subsidiaries that are regulated by the U.S. state in which each operates. American Water also owns subsidiaries that manage municipal drinking water and wastewater systems under contract and others that supply businesses and residential communities with water management products and services. In 2003, American Water established the American Water Military Services Group, which serves as a contracted water utility for several military bases in the United States. Its Military Services Group works with the United States Military to treat and supply water and to collect and treat wastewater for military installations all over the country. To date, American Water Military Services Group provides services to 11 military bases.

Highest paying job titles at American Water Works include Engineering Project Manager, Project Engineer, and Tax Accountant


Market Cap$31.3 billion
Revenue$3.7 billion
5 Year Trendarrow trend up+3.6%
Net Income$709 million
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American Water Works Compensation

Engineering Project Manager



Average Compensation:$96,341

Project Engineer



Average Compensation:$113,056

Tax Accountant



Average Compensation:$95,833

Regulatory Affairs Specialist



Average Compensation:$141,154

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