Survey Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
Min 10%
Median 50%
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Highest Paying City
Plano, TX
Highest Paying State
Average Experience Level
2.9 years
How much does a survey engineer make?
Survey Engineers in the US make on average $67,593 annually or $32.5 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $92,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $49,000 per year. Construction companies and Retail companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. California, New Jersey, New York, Texas, and Louisiana have the highest paying Survey Engineer jobs. The typical tenure for a Survey Engineer is 2.9 years.
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Average Survey Engineer Salary By Location

Across America, Survey Engineers make on average $67,593 annually or $32.5 hourly. Plano, TX reports the highest annual salary for Survey Engineers at 80,996. Even as an entry-level Survey Engineer, you will make $49,000 per year in Plano, TX. California, New Jersey, New York, Texas, and Louisiana are the top 5 highest earning states for Survey Engineers. The lowest earning states are Montana, Florida, Wyoming, South Dakota, and Hawaii.

Map of Survey Engineer Salaries

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

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Average Survey Engineer Salary By Company

Survey Engineers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Survey Engineers are Construction companies and Retail companies. Companies like Amazon or Kiewit will get you the highest pay packages. Also, companies like Det Norske Veritas and New York pay their Survey Engineers very well.

Survey Engineer Salary History

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National Average
Ashburn, VA

Survey Engineer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Survey Engineer can range from $43,384 to $112,005 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.