What Are The Training Requirements for Surveyors?

Surveyors need a bachelor's degree and less than 5 years experience.

Degrees for Surveyors
Typical education of Surveyors
Percent
Less than High School 0.4
High School 1.8
Some College 9.4
Associates Degree 6.7
Bachelors Degree 65.8
Masters Degree 12.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 3.2

What Is the Employment Outlook for Surveyors?

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 0 less surveyors but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 13,000 more.

This career includes 44,000 people in the United States.

How Much Do Surveyors Make?

On average, surveyors make $30.52 per hour or $63,480 per year in the United States.

What Is the Typical Hourly Income for Surveyors?

Hourly income for Surveyors in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Surveyors $16.17 $21.32 $28.56 $37.89 $47.29
Architecture and engineering occupations $20.46 $27.66 $37.45 $50.06 $64.15
Architects, surveyors, and cartographers $19.67 $25.54 $33.66 $44.55 $57.09
Surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists $16.67 $21.84 $28.94 $38.02 $47.44
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

What Is the Typical Annual Salary for Surveyors?

Annual salary for Surveyors in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Surveyors $33,630 $44,350 $59,390 $78,800 $98,360
Architecture and engineering occupations $42,550 $57,540 $77,900 $104,130 $133,440
Architects, surveyors, and cartographers $40,910 $53,110 $70,010 $92,670 $118,750
Surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists $34,670 $45,420 $60,200 $79,080 $98,680
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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