Surveyor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$66,000
$55,000
Min 10%
$66,000
Median 50%
$79,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Det Norske Veritas
Highest Paying City
Seattle, WA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
2.2 years
How much does a surveyor make?
The national average salary for a Surveyor in the United States is $66,173 per year or $31.81 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $79,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $55,000 per year. Most Surveyor jobs are in Construction companies and Professional companies. The best states for high paying Surveyor jobs are Washington, Alaska, Maine, Idaho, and Indiana. The typical employment for a Surveyor is 2.2 years.
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Average Surveyor Salary By Location

As a Surveyor in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $66,173 per year or $31.81 per hour. Seattle, WA reports the highest annual salary for Surveyors at 90,629. The Seattle, WA average entry-level salary for Surveyors is $63,000. Washington, Alaska, Maine, Idaho, and Indiana are the highest paying states. Florida, Kansas, Minnesota, Wyoming, and Arizona have the lowest reported salaries for Surveyors.

Map of Surveyor Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Surveyor Salary By Company

There is good job security in Surveyor positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Construction companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Surveyors. Det Norske Veritas and CenterPoint Energy are the highest paying companies. Also, companies like Mortenson and Granite Construction pay their Surveyors very well.

Average Surveyor Pay By Industry

Surveyor salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Manufacturing companies, Professional companies, and Government companies tend to have the highest salaries for Surveyors. Manufacturing companies pay Surveyors an average salary of $67,170, Professional companies pay $66,650, and Government companys come in at $66,435. The types of companies that pay Surveyors the least are in the Transportation industry, where the average annual salary is $63,300.
Industry
Average Salary
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$67,170
$67k
Professional
Professional
$66,650
$67k
Government
Government
$66,435
$66k
Energy
Energy
$66,402
$66k
Construction
Construction
$65,933
$66k
Technology
Technology
$65,587
$66k
Transportation
Transportation
$63,300
$63k

Surveyor Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Surveyor Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Survey Technician III
Survey Technician III
04/27/2020
04/27/2020
$31,658
$31,658
Texas Health & Human Services Commission
Texas Health & Human Services Commission
SOC Svcs Surveyor (Hlth FAC)
SOC Svcs Surveyor (Hlth FAC)
04/23/2020
04/23/2020
$45,201
$45,201
Surveyor
Surveyor
04/22/2020
04/22/2020
$35,568
$35,568
Ridership Surveyor
Ridership Surveyor
04/04/2020
04/04/2020
$33,809
$33,809
Virginia State Government
Virginia State Government
SR. Survey Technician
SR. Survey Technician
03/27/2020
03/27/2020
$46,155
$46,155
Phone Surveyor
Phone Surveyor
03/24/2020
03/24/2020
$29,218
$29,218
State of Wyoming
State of Wyoming
Tncf-Construction & Field Survey Technician
Tncf-Construction & Field Survey Technician
03/21/2020
03/21/2020
$34,227
$34,227
Surveyor (Vacancy) (Extended)
Surveyor (Vacancy) (Extended)
03/09/2020
03/09/2020
$65,052
$65,052
Survey Technician III
Survey Technician III
03/06/2020
03/06/2020
$31,658
$31,658
State of Wyoming
State of Wyoming
Tncf-Construction & Field Survey Technician
Tncf-Construction & Field Survey Technician
03/06/2020
03/06/2020
$34,227
$34,227