The average hourly pay for a Land Surveyor is $19.58.
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What Do Land Surveyors Do?
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 Employer Salaries for Land Surveyor
The top respondents for the job title Land Surveyor are from the companies Land Surveying, Inc., KCI Technologies, Inc and KCI Technologies, Inc. Reported salaries are highest at KCI Technologies, Inc where the average pay is $16.75. Land Surveying, Inc. pays the lowest at around $13.00.
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Professional Land Surveyor
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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What Are Popular Skills for Land Surveyors?
Skills in Land Surveying, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D, Autodesk AutoCAD and Bentley MicroStation are correlated to pay that is above average.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Land Surveyors?
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 $15.40 based on 75 salaries. An early career Land Surveyor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.23 based on 433 salaries. A mid-career Land Surveyor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.18 based on 210 salaries. An experienced Land Surveyor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.56 based on 300 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $28.
Pay Difference by Location
Employees with Land Surveyor in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 56.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (26.1% more) and Denver, Colorado (5.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (18.3% less), Houston, Texas (18.3% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (16.7% less).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 1,282 survey responses.