The average salary for a Land Surveyor in Australia is AU$70,531.
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Job Description for Land Surveyor
Most of the time land surveyors work for engineering, land development or construction companies. They perform boundary surveys, primary surveys, construction staking and other relevant tasks. They must make accurate measurements and determine property boundaries accurately, as well as read construction drawings and ask architects assigned to the project any relevant questions regarding construction drawings. Land surveyors must provide data related to location, elevation, gravitation and other …Read more
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Popular Skills for Land Surveyor
Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D
Skills in Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD), Autodesk AutoCAD and Land Surveying.
Pay by Experience Level for Land Surveyor
An entry-level Land Surveyor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$57,458 based on 11 salaries. An early career Land Surveyor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$63,427 based on 147 salaries. A mid-career Land Surveyor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$72,354 based on 128 salaries. An experienced Land Surveyor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$82,472 based on 101 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$95,628.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Land Surveyor in their job title in Gold Coast, Queensland earn an average of 13.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (10.1% more) and Newcastle, New South Wales (6.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (9.9% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (7.3% less).
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