Entry-Level Land Surveyor Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Land Surveyors sits in the ballpark of $15.27 per hour. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Land Surveyors varies from $25K to $61K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $3K each. Most Entry-Level Land Surveyors like their work and job satisfaction is high. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, one in three are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the larger part and dental insurance is reported by just under one-half. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$29,348 - $62,750
$29K
$49K
$63K
MEDIAN: $49,409
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$10.44 - $22.62
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$15
$23
MEDIAN: $15.27
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,348 - $62,750  
   
Bonus
$186.52 - $3,061  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $3,030  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,893 - $60,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.44 - $22.62  
   
Overtime
$14.97 - $35.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$186.52 - $3,061  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $3,030  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,893 - $60,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 235
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Land Surveyor in Wenatchee:
Get ready for carrying loads of gear around by yourself..up mountains. Dealing with construction foreman who cannot read a stake. Driving many many miles. The enjoyment of completing challenges.

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Begin working for a large organization that will allow you to grow and one one that has the capability for obtaining state of the art equipment and technologies.

Key Stats for Land Surveyor

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Land Surveyor Salaries

Microstation
▲43%

Autocad Civil 3D
▲18%

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
▲14%

Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
▲4%

AutoCAD
▲3%

autodesk autocad
▼0%

National Average
$37,000

Land Surveying
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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