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How Much Does a Locator Earn In The United States?

Locator Salaries
Updated December 31, 2020
Average Yearly Salary
$34,000
$22,000
$34,000
$51,000
Locators in the United States make an average salary of $34,160 per year or $16.42 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $22,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $51,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, Rhode Island, Delaware, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts provide the highest locator salaries.
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Where Locators Earn The Most

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

Average Salary

How Much Do Locators Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Alaska, Rhode Island and Delaware, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for locators. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Idaho, Kentucky, and Florida.
Location
City
Average Salary

Boston, MA

Salary Range32k - 54k$42k$42,230

New York, NY

Salary Range30k - 53k$40k$40,333

Seattle, WA

Salary Range29k - 52k$39k$39,462

Hayward, CA

Salary Range29k - 51k$39k$38,853

Joliet, IL

Salary Range29k - 45k$37k$36,655

Portland, ME

Salary Range28k - 41k$35k$34,610

Baltimore, MD

Salary Range26k - 44k$35k$34,568

Philadelphia, PA

Salary Range26k - 45k$34k$34,464

Milwaukee, WI

Salary Range27k - 42k$34k$34,015

Burlington, VT

Salary Range28k - 40k$34k$33,885
$22k
$54k

High Paying Locator Jobs

Which Companies Pay Locators The Most?

To earn a high income as a locator, working for Ledcor Group of Companies or Camping World might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Nelnet and DCP Midstream report highly competitive salaries for locators.
Company
Company
Average Salary
Ledcor Group of Companies
Salary Range69k - 121k$92k$92,043
Camping World
Salary Range64k - 110k$85k$84,692
Nelnet
Salary Range63k - 77k$70k$70,124
DCP Midstream
Salary Range47k - 72k$59k$58,821
Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City
Salary Range43k - 67k$54k$53,981
Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health
Salary Range46k - 59k$53k$52,727
Shelter House Inc.'s
Salary Range43k - 48k$46k$46,163
Harbor Retirement Associates
Salary Range38k - 50k$44k$43,950
Tech Steel
Salary Range35k - 45k$41k$40,566
TransCore
Salary Range31k - 45k$38k$37,548
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$121k

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Locator Salary History

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    How Experience Affects Locator Salaries

    The salary for a locator can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation 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.

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