Professional Land Surveyor Salary

A Professional Land Surveyor earns an average salary of $68,223 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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$50,709 - $95,509
$51K
$68K
$96K
MEDIAN: $68,223
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50%
90%

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$19.65 - $39.88
$20
$27
$40
MEDIAN: $27.18
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$50,709 - $95,509  
   
Bonus
$487.22 - $9,894  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,894  
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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$48,328 - $96,613  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 246
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$19.65 - $39.88  
   
Overtime
$26.50 - $52.51  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$487.22 - $9,894  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,894  
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).
)
$48,328 - $96,613  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 129

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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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Key Stats for Professional Land Surveyor

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
45%
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Experience Affects Professional Land Surveyor Salaries

▲5%

▼0%

National Average
$68,000

▼7%

▼11%

Skills That Affect Professional Land Surveyor Salaries


Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
▲5%




autodesk autocad
▼0%

Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
▼0%

National Average
$68,000

▼4%

Autocad Civil 3D
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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