Professional Land Surveyor Salary

The average pay for a Professional Land Surveyor is $65,801 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
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$48,933 - $94,151
(Median)
$49K
$66K
$94K
MEDIAN: $65,800
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$18.85 - $39.95
(Median)
$19
$27
$40
MEDIAN: $27.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$48,933 - $94,151  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,698  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $5,918  
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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$46,879 - $94,558  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 358
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$18.85 - $39.95  
   
Overtime
$22.65 - $51.01  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,698  
   
Profit Sharing
$507 - $5,918  
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).
)
$46,879 - $94,558  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 201
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Job Description for Professional Land Surveyor

A professional land surveyor performs surveys and land measurements that may serve a variety of purposes; they may also supervise crews completing surveying work. Usually, these surveys with are for future building or infrastructure projects by public or private contractors. As a licensed professional, the surveyor usually performs a variety of roles in not only measurement procedures, but also in personnel management, reconciling data, and preparing reports of findings.

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Professional Land Surveyor Tasks

  • Create documents and images to convey site information and guide projects.
  • Measure and determine boundaries, areas, elevations, dimensions and other metrics.
  • Survey sites and document topology, utilities, construction locations and transportation information.
  • Coordinate with and inform workers, engineers, property owners and the public.

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Experience Affects Professional Land Surveyor Salaries


National Average
$64,000




Skills That Affect Professional Land Surveyor Salaries


Land Surveying
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Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
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AutoCAD
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National Average
$64,000

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
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Research Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 97 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
44%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 17%
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