November 17, 2022
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How Much Money Does a Surveyor Make?

How much money does a surveyor make? 

Surveyors earn an average annual base salary of $70,880, according to the 2022 Construction Craft Salary Survey. That equates to $34.08/hour.  

These numbers do not include overtime, per diem or other incentives that can increase earnings and benefits.  

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the highest 10% of surveyors earned more than $109,010 annually.  

Surveyors measure and collect data such as elevation and dimensions of a construction site that are critical to the development of the project. To learn more about surveying, check out our surveyor career page.