Average Entry-Level Survey Technician Hourly Pay

$15.65
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$509
Bonus
$2,000
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Survey Technician is $15.65.
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$11.12
MEDIAN
$15.65
90%
$21.06
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $21
Bonus
$151 - $1,513
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2,000
Total Pay
$24,427 - $45,461

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Job Description for Survey Technician

Survey Technician Tasks
  • Assist and receive training in conducting land and building surveys, including equipment use.
  • Use, create, and interpret GPS and CAD information.
  • Record and enter survey data into databases, reports, and diagrams.

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Popular Skills for Survey Technician

Skills in Land Surveying, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD).

Pay by Experience Level for Survey Technician

An early career Survey Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.05 based on 403 salaries. A mid-career Survey Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.60 based on 135 salaries. An experienced Survey Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.26 based on 143 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 773 survey responses.
Early Career
52.1%
Mid Career
17.5%
Experienced
18.5%
Late Career
11.9%