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Land surveyor salary in United States

How much does a Land Surveyor make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $79,265
Low $51,068
High $123,032
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a land surveyor is $79,265 per year in the United States. 1.4k salaries reported, updated at January 27, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Top companies for Land Surveyors in United States

  1. Hardhat Workforce Solutions
    85 reviews17 salaries reported
    $198,188per year
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Highest paying cities for Land Surveyors near United States

  1. Denver, CO
    $94,578 per year
    40 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $90,761 per year
    15 salaries reported
  3. Orlando, FL
    $88,973 per year
    6 salaries reported
  1. Sacramento, CA
    $78,345 per year
    12 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $71,415 per year
    14 salaries reported
  3. Nashville, TN
    $65,464 per year
    20 salaries reported
  1. Miami, FL
    $64,745 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Tampa, FL
    $59,121 per year
    13 salaries reported
  3. Plano, TX
    $55,243 per year
    16 salaries reported
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Where can a Land Surveyor earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Land Surveyors

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Most common benefits for Land Surveyors

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 62 ratings

60% of Land Surveyors in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?


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Average $21.88 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Land Surveyor

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