The average pay for a Professional Land Surveyor is $64,231 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Professional Land Surveyor Total Pay (?
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$46,687 - $87,487
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64K
75K
87K
MEDIAN: $64,231
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Professional Land Surveyor Total Pay (?
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$18.44 - $36.01
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36
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$46,687 - $87,487  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,837  
Profit Sharing
$486.45 - $5,133  
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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$43,519 - $87,705  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 450
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$18.44 - $36.01  
   
Overtime
$21.00 - $50.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,837  
   
Profit Sharing
$486.45 - $5,133  
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).
)
$43,519 - $87,705  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 450
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Job Description for Professional Land Surveyor
  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Professional Land Surveyor
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Dallas
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Denver
up arrow 12%
Pittsburgh
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National Average
$62,000
Austin
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Indianapolis
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Experience Affects Professional Land Surveyor Salaries

National Average
$62,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Professional Land Surveyor Salaries

AutoCAD
up arrow 3%
Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
up arrow 3%
Land Surveying
up arrow 1%
National Average
$62,000
Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 3%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 94 votes.
Gender
Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
44%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 15%
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