How much does a Land Surveyor I make in the United States? The average Land Surveyor I salary in the United States is $53,185 as of May 28, 2024, but the range typically falls between $42,952 and $63,305. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Land Surveyor I Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Land Surveyor I Salary $33,635 US May 28, 2024
25th Percentile Land Surveyor I Salary $42,952 US May 28, 2024
50th Percentile Land Surveyor I Salary $53,185 US May 28, 2024
75th Percentile Land Surveyor I Salary $63,305 US May 28, 2024
90th Percentile Land Surveyor I Salary $72,520 US May 28, 2024
25% $42,952 10% $33,635 90% $72,520 75% $63,305 $53,185 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Consulting 2.42%
Transportation 2.39%
Microsoft Office 1.28%
Others 93.91%
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Job Description for Land Surveyor I

Land Surveyor I surveys and investigates land surfaces to project precise measurement and location of lines, angles, points, areas, and elevations. Performs project research, boundary calculations, and records accuracy of survey data, notes, and sketches. Being a Land Surveyor I may require a high school diploma or equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Land Surveyor I works under moderate supervision. Gaining or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. To be a Land Surveyor I typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 View full job description

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For Land Surveyor I, the upper level is Land Surveyor II and then progresses to Land Surveyors Supervisor.

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Land Surveyor I salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Land Surveyor I, the highest Land Surveyor I salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Land Surveyor I salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Land Surveyor I salary is in Miami, FL, where the Land Surveyor I salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average

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