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After graduation, surveying engineering graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $161,183, while the bottom 20% make closer to $42,616. The median grad salary is $82,879.

Surveying Engineering graduate salaries over time

This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:

Wage ($USD)

Wage Range Median Wage

Years of work experience

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