The average hourly pay for a Land Surveyor is $19.09.
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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), Autodesk AutoCAD, Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D and Bentley MicroStation are correlated to pay that is above average.
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 $15.20 based on 86 salaries. An early career Land Surveyor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.55 based on 520 salaries. A mid-career Land Surveyor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.17 based on 236 salaries. An experienced Land Surveyor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.70 based on 380 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.
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Employees with Land Surveyor in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 64.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (61.0% more) and New York, New York (37.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (18.1% less), Houston, Texas (16.2% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (14.6% less).
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