Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Survey Technician is $16.91
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Survey Technicians?
An early career Survey Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.86 based on 403 salaries. A mid-career Survey Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.22 based on 117 salaries. An experienced Survey …Read more
What Do Survey Technicians Do?
Survey technicians help map out areas of land for construction or other purposes. They use survey equipment and are required to travel to work sites as part of their daily jobs; they may also work closely with other survey personnel. These technicians must be able to understand and interpret site plans, including profiles and cross-sections. They also need to accurately record all data collected at work sites as well. However, some survey technicians spend most of their time in the office; the …Read more
- 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.