How much does a Surveyor make in the United States?

Average Surveyor Yearly Salary in the United States

Surveyors earn an average yearly salary of $55,921. Salaries typically start from $28,963 and go up to $89,061.

Average Surveyor Hourly Wage in the United States

Surveyors earn an average hourly wage of $26.88. Hourly wages typically start from $13.92 and go up to $42.82.

Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Employment Type Mix

79%
Full-Time
21%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

3.1
SCORE
204
RATINGS
Surveyors average a score of 3.1 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Surveyors in the 62th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Surveyor Earnings by Seniority

Top End Surveyor Earnings

The highest earning Surveyors in the United States earn:

$42.82
an hour
$89,060.9
per year
Senior Surveyor Earnings

Senior Surveyors in the United States earn:

$33.14
an hour
$68,939.4
per year
Experienced Surveyor Earnings

Experienced Surveyors in the United States earn:

$24.54
an hour
$51,039.3
per year
Junior Surveyor Earnings

Junior Surveyors in the United States earn:

$17.97
an hour
$37,382.5
per year
Starting Surveyor Earnings

Starting Surveyors in the United States earn:

$13.92
an hour
$28,963.3
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Surveyor Salary Comparison

Surveyors earn more than 83% percent of similar careers in the United States.

Construction Manager Salary $78k
Architect Salary $73k
Marine Electrician Salary $59k
Building and Construction Inspector Salary $59k
Pipefitter Salary $56k
Surveyor Salary $55k
Ironworker Salary $55k
Crane Operator Salary $55k
Explosives Worker Salary $53k
Commercial Diver Salary $52k
Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

Surveyor salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Surveyor Salary in California $41.43 $86,180 # 1
Surveyor Salary in Alaska $37.86 $78,750 # 2
Surveyor Salary in Washington $36.51 $75,940 # 3
Surveyor Salary in New York $35.46 $73,760 # 4
Surveyor Salary in New Jersey $34.21 $71,160 # 5
Surveyor Salary in Nevada $33.82 $70,340 # 6
Surveyor Salary in Minnesota $32.13 $66,840 # 7
Surveyor Salary in Oregon $32.09 $66,750 # 8
Surveyor Salary in Delaware $32.00 $66,560 # 9
Surveyor Salary in North Dakota $31.84 $66,220 # 10
Surveyor Salary in Virginia $31.79 $66,120 # 11
Surveyor Salary in Illinois $31.01 $64,500 # 12
Surveyor Salary in Massachusetts $30.91 $64,300 # 13
Surveyor Salary in Utah $30.77 $64,010 # 14
Surveyor Salary in North Carolina $30.70 $63,850 # 15
Surveyor Salary in Maryland $30.40 $63,230 # 16
Surveyor Salary in New Mexico $30.25 $62,930 # 17
Surveyor Salary in Florida $30.07 $62,540 # 18
Surveyor Salary in South Dakota $30.03 $62,460 # 19
Surveyor Salary in Texas $29.97 $62,330 # 20
Surveyor Salary in Idaho $29.94 $62,280 # 21
Surveyor Salary in Connecticut $29.72 $61,820 # 22
Surveyor Salary in Wyoming $29.58 $61,520 # 23
Surveyor Salary in Iowa $29.41 $61,180 # 24
Surveyor Salary in Colorado $29.20 $60,740 # 25
Surveyor Salary in Pennsylvania $29.18 $60,700 # 26
Surveyor Salary in Montana $29.10 $60,530 # 27
Surveyor Salary in Arizona $28.81 $59,920 # 28
Surveyor Salary in Rhode Island $28.70 $59,690 # 29
Surveyor Salary in Hawaii $28.62 $59,530 # 30
Surveyor Salary in West Virginia $27.98 $58,200 # 31
Surveyor Salary in Ohio $27.88 $57,980 # 32
Surveyor Salary in Louisiana $27.71 $57,630 # 33
Surveyor Salary in Wisconsin $27.44 $57,080 # 34
Surveyor Salary in New Hampshire $27.42 $57,030 # 35
Surveyor Salary in Indiana $27.39 $56,970 # 36
Surveyor Salary in United States $26.88 $55,920.8 # 37
Surveyor Salary in Missouri $26.88 $55,920 # 38
Surveyor Salary in Kansas $26.57 $55,260 # 39
Surveyor Salary in Michigan $26.27 $54,650 # 40
Surveyor Salary in Alabama $26.20 $54,500 # 41
Surveyor Salary in Georgia $26.14 $54,370 # 42
Surveyor Salary in Nebraska $25.82 $53,710 # 43
Surveyor Salary in Maine $25.68 $53,410 # 44
Surveyor Salary in Kentucky $25.62 $53,280 # 45
Surveyor Salary in Oklahoma $24.19 $50,320 # 46
Surveyor Salary in Mississippi $24.06 $50,040 # 47
Surveyor Salary in Vermont $22.41 $46,620 # 48
Surveyor Salary in Tennessee $21.97 $45,700 # 49
Surveyor Salary in South Carolina $21.86 $45,470 # 50
Surveyor Salary in Arkansas $20.97 $43,610 # 51
Surveyor Salary in Puerto Rico $16.53 $34,390 # 52