Land Surveyor Assistant Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Land Surveyor Assistant is $15.85 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
Land Surveyor Assistant Salary (?
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$25,342 - $58,292
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MEDIAN: $38,543
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Land Surveyor Assistant Salary (?
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$10.25 - $25.04
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$25,342 - $58,292  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,909  
Profit Sharing
$483.87 - $1,730  
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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$23,113 - $56,204  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.25 - $25.04  
   
Overtime
$13.96 - $37.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,909  
   
Profit Sharing
$483.87 - $1,730  
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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$23,113 - $56,204  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 125
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Job Description for Land Surveyor Assistant

A land surveyor assistant helps plot boundaries and topographical sectors of various properties and land areas. One of the most important reasons for land surveying is to protect investments; surveys are often done before purchases to ensure the scope and size of the land are correct and that the land is usable for its intended purpose. In addition to sizing land before purchase, surveying can also be used to divide land for partial sale or division, as well as to ensure that their intended use is safe in that particular area. A land surveyor assistant helps the main land surveyor with all tasks needed to properly survey the land, including assisting with operations in the field such as plotting boundaries and diverting traffic in the area. They also assist in writing the reports of the surveying team's findings.
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Land Surveyor Assistant Tasks
  • Record and enter survey data into databases, reports, and diagrams.
  • Use, create, and interpret GPS and CAD information.
  • Assist and receive training in conducting land and building surveys, including equipment use.

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Experience Affects Land Surveyor Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$36,000

Skills That Affect Land Surveyor Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%
AutoCAD
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
National Average
$36,000
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%

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Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 28%
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