Surveyor earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Surveyor salary by state

State Name Average Salary
California $91,030
Alaska $79,610
Washington $83,840
Nevada $82,180
North Carolina $70,460
New York $70,090
North Dakota $75,700
New Mexico $67,200
Illinois $66,642
Delaware $69,890
Hawaii $63,740
Connecticut $65,270
Iowa $65,250
Virginia $63,240
New Jersey $68,630
Utah $68,620
Oregon $66,790
South Dakota $65,860
Idaho $58,280
Wyoming $66,610
Colorado $62,400
Massachusetts $62,500
Minnesota $65,700
West Virginia $63,040
Maryland $59,340
Kansas $58,420
New Hampshire $62,440
Montana $64,140
Wisconsin $60,590
Louisiana $59,850
Ohio $57,450
Pennsylvania $60,550
Kentucky $56,510
Arizona $59,270
Alabama $54,650
Indiana $58,060
Rhode Island $56,930
Texas $54,620
Missouri $57,980
Georgia $54,760
Maine $58,000
Michigan $57,460
Florida $53,680
Nebraska $51,330
Oklahoma $50,330
Vermont $52,210
South Carolina $48,970
Tennessee $45,900
Arkansas $43,680
Mississippi $38,520
Puerto Rico $31,180

How do surveyor salaries compare to similar careers?

Surveyors earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than naval architects but more than ironworkers.

Career Median Salary
Naval architect salary $93K
Architect salary $79K
Surveyor salary $63K
Marine electrician salary $60K
Building and construction inspector salary $60K
Commercial diver salary $49K
Ironworker salary $54K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)