Entry-Level Survey Technicians can expect wages of $15.73 per hour on average. The majority of Entry-Level Survey Technicians claim high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and approximately one-fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by more than half. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$25,919 - $51,228
(Median)
$26K
$39K
$51K
MEDIAN: $38,785
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$11.79 - $21.46
(Median)
$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,919 - $51,228  
   
Bonus
$96.96 - $2,061  
Profit Sharing
$300.00  
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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$25,262 - $50,446  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.79 - $21.46  
   
Overtime
$18.08 - $32.75  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$96.96 - $2,061  
   
Profit Sharing
$300.00  
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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$25,262 - $50,446  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 187
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Skills That Affect Survey Technician Salaries

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 8%

Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
up arrow 6%

Land Surveying
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National Average
$35,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
medical benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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