A Professional Land Surveyor earns an average salary of $68,046 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
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$50,154 - $97,135
(Median)
$50K
$68K
$97K
MEDIAN: $68,046
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90%

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$19.56 - $40.36
(Median)
$20
$27
$40
MEDIAN: $27.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$50,154 - $97,135  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,773  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,055  
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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$47,671 - $97,938  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 242
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$19.56 - $40.36  
   
Overtime
$28.25 - $55.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,773  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,055  
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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$47,671 - $97,938  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 125

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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

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

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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.

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Experience Affects Professional Land Surveyor Salaries



National Average
$67,000



Skills That Affect Professional Land Surveyor Salaries


Research Analysis
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Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 3%

Land Surveying
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National Average
$67,000

Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
up arrow 3%

Autocad Civil 3D
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
46%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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