The average hourly pay for an Experienced Land Surveyor is $23.83.
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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 Global Positioning Systems (GPS), Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D, Autodesk AutoCAD and Bentley MicroStation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $15.27 based on 85 salaries. An early career Land Surveyor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.59 based on 511 salaries. A mid-career Land Surveyor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.34 based on 233 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 Charlotte, North Carolina earn an average of 40.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (35.6% more) and Denver, Colorado (31.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (37.3% less) and Houston, Texas (16.1% less).
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