The average hourly pay for a Land Surveyor in Canada is C$25.22.
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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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Skills in Land Surveying, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) and Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD.
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 C$19.60 based on 8 salaries. An early career Land Surveyor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$23.39 based on 71 salaries. A mid-career Land Surveyor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$28.49 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Land Surveyor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$29.60 based on 39 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$26.
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Employees with Land Surveyor in their job title in Ottawa, Ontario earn an average of 26.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in North Battleford, Saskatchewan (16.9% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (12.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Calgary, Alberta (16.9% less), Winnipeg, Manitoba (6.8% less) and Edmonton, Alberta (6.0% less).
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