Surveyor earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Surveyor salary by state

State Name Average Salary
California $98,280
Alaska $96,220
Washington $79,890
New Jersey $78,260
Massachusetts $77,240
Delaware $76,930
Connecticut $76,920
New York $76,920
Nevada $76,600
North Carolina $75,800
New Hampshire $65,720
South Dakota $64,910
Wisconsin $64,480
Oregon $64,370
Maine $62,630
Illinois $62,560
Iowa $62,180
North Dakota $62,020
Utah $62,020
Idaho $61,950
Montana $61,860
Vermont $61,330
Arizona $61,030
Ohio $61,030
Rhode Island $60,980
Wyoming $60,830
Oklahoma $60,790
Colorado $60,710
Michigan $60,710
Kansas $60,420
Hawaii $60,360
Texas $60,330
Indiana $60,230
West Virginia $60,230
Virginia $60,220
Louisiana $60,110
Minnesota $60,110
Nebraska $59,930
Pennsylvania $59,910
Maryland $59,330
Arkansas $58,930
New Mexico $58,430
Florida $55,980
Missouri $54,300
Kentucky $52,510
Tennessee $49,210
Alabama $48,300
Mississippi $48,300
South Carolina $47,700
Georgia $47,230
District of Columbia $47,010
Puerto Rico $29,610

How do surveyor salaries compare to similar careers?

Surveyors earn 8% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than naval architects but more than plumbers.

Career Median Salary
Naval architect salary $93K
Architect salary $80K
Commercial diver salary $60K
Marine electrician salary $77K
Surveyor salary $62K
Building inspector salary $62K
Crane operator salary $62K
Pipefitter salary $60K
Plumber salary $60K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)