Entry-Level Survey Technician Salary

The average Entry-Level Survey Technician can expect to rake in roughly $15.97 per hour. In the world of Entry-Level Survey Technicians, total cash compensation varies between $26K and $50K. Each package generally includes bonuses that can, in exceptional cases, reach as much as $2K and , respectively. Some workers in this field — about one in four — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by the greater part. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Survey Technicians. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,059 - $50,418
$26K
$39K
$50K
MEDIAN: $39,413
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50%
90%

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$12.01 - $21.93
$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.97
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$26,059 - $50,418  
   
Bonus
$75.00 - $1,977  
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
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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$25,960 - $50,002  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.01 - $21.93  
   
Overtime
$17.84 - $32.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$75.00 - $1,977  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
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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$25,960 - $50,002  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 214

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Key Stats for Survey Technician

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Survey Technician Salaries

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
▲8%

Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
▲4%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▲4%

Land Surveying
▲1%

National Average
$37,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 26%
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