LAND SURVEYOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$71,000
$32,000
Min 10%
$71,000
Median 50%
$156,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Gresham Smith & Partners
Highest Paying City
Bismarck, ND
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
4.1 years
How much does a land surveyor make?
As a Land Surveyor in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $71,417 per year or $34.34 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $156,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $32,000 per year. Professional companies and Real Estate companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Some of the states with the best Land Surveyor salaries are North Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Maine. The typical employment in the position spans 4.1 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Surveyor
$69,568

Average Land Surveyor Salary By Company

There is good job security in Land Surveyor positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Land Surveyors are Professional companies and Real Estate companies. Gresham Smith & Partners and Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. are the best paying companies for Land Surveyors. Companies like State of Hawaii and State of Nebraska also report very competitive wages for Land Surveyors.

Average Land Surveyor Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Land Surveyor in the USA is $71,417 annually or $34.34 hourly. The city with the highest Land Surveyor salary is Bismarck, ND at $168,437 per year. The average starting salary in Bismarck, ND for Land Surveyors is $103,000. North Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Maine are the highest paying states. The lowest earning states are Idaho, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and South Carolina.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Bismarck, ND
$168,437
2
Duluth, MN
$153,045
3
Lincoln, NE
$152,865
4
Waterloo, IA
$146,944
5
Chicago, IL
$136,678

Average Land Surveyor Salary By Industry

Wages for Land Surveyors can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Utilities companies, Professional companies, and Construction companies pay their Land Surveyors well. Utilities companies pay their Land Surveyors the highest wages, averaging $75,596 per year. Professional companies and Construction companies pay well too, at $74,517 and $70,002, respectively. The average salary for Land Surveyors in the Finance industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $65,891.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Utilities
$75,596
2
Professional
$74,517
3
Construction
$70,002
4
Finance
$65,891

RECENTLY ADDED Land Surveyor SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Pridestaff
Land Surveyor
10/31/2019
$100,000
City of Greeley
Land Surveyor
10/28/2019
$58,438
Land Surveyor
10/28/2019
$55,187
State of Minnesota
Land Surveyor
10/26/2019
$67,546
Forest Service
Land Surveyor
10/25/2019
$89,110
Bureau of Land Management
Land Surveyor
10/25/2019
$88,704
Land Surveyor
10/24/2019
$34,885
Land Surveyor
10/24/2019
$62,236
Aerotek
Land Surveyor
10/23/2019
$52,175
Land Surveyor
10/22/2019
$62,236
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