The average pay for a Survey Party Chief is C$25.85 per hour.

C$37,094 - C$82,794
C$37K
C$56K
C$83K
MEDIAN: C$56,120
10%
50%
90%
C$19.59 - C$33.91
C$20
C$26
C$34
MEDIAN: C$25.55
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$82K
Salary C$37,094 - C$82,794
Bonus C$0.00 - C$4,055
Profit Sharing C$1,250
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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C$41,456 - C$79,275
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 21 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
Hourly Data C$0C$47
Hourly Rate C$19.59 - C$33.91
Overtime C$23.00 - C$47.55
Annual Data C$0C$79K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$4,055
Profit Sharing C$1,250
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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C$41,456 - C$79,275
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 21 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 90

Job Description for Survey Party Chief

Surveying is a crucial early step in the construction of buildings, roads, bridges, and other structures. Accurate surveys of potential construction sites play a key role when determining design, costs, planning processes, and even the feasibility of a potential project. The survey party chief supervises the work performed by surveying groups in the field. As a supervisor, the survey party chief is first involved in the planning portion of ground surveys. They research previous surveys and any relevant building documentation for the plot of land for the current survey. The chief then schedules how many surveying parties will be needed and creates a plan for accurate determination of distances, gradients, and other necessary components of a useful survey.

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Survey Party Chief Tasks

  • Supervise, participate in, and coordinate surveying projects and goal establishment.
  • Use GPS and survey equipment to collect and validate data, process that data, and create reports.
  • Calculate and verify computations, and create and verify sketches and CAD drawings.
  • Review plans, plats, and legal documents to appropriately plan and schedule work.

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Pay by Experience Level for Survey Party Chief

Pay by Experience for a Survey Party Chief has a positive trend. An entry-level Survey Party Chief with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$50,000 based on 14 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Survey Party Chief with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$53,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Survey Party Chief which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$72,000 based on 9 salaries. A Survey Party Chief with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$64,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$55,241

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Key Stats for Survey Party Chief

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Survey Party Chief Salaries

Experienced
▲30%

Late-Career
▲17%

National Average
C$55,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 31%