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Chief Surveyor Salary

$75,117 (USD)

Average Salary

$36/hr

Average Hourly

$1,743

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 08, 2019

The average pay for a Chief Surveyor is $75,117 a year and $36 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Chief Surveyor is between $53,493 and $92,849. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Chief Surveyor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Plans, organizes, and directs work of one or more survey parties engaged in surveying the Earth's surface to determine precise location and measurements of points, elevations, lines, areas, and contours for construction, mapmaking, land division, titles, mining, or other purposes.
  • Assumes legal responsibility for work.
  • Requires license by State.
Chief Surveyor Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Surveyors

Job family population: 45,310

Estimated population of Chief Surveyor jobs: 5,168

Rate of error: 1.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$87,082
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Chief Surveyor Job Listings for United States

Survey Party Chief
Dec 6
Orlando, FL, USA
Human Capital Pursuit
Party Chief Requirements: * High school diploma or GED * 5+ years of experience in site land development surveying * Understanding of survey plan preparation * Familiarity with subface utility ...
Surveying Technician III - Crew Chief
Nov 26
Albuquerque, NM, USA
Souder, Miller & Associates
Souder, Miller & Associates is seeking a Survey Technician III - Crew Chief in our Albuquerque, NM ... Surveyor Technician Certificate with at least 2 years of experience. * Proficient at survey ...
Survey Crew Chief
Nov 22
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LEE Chamberlin Consultant Engineers, PLLC
Survey Crew Chief LEE Chamberlin Consultant Engineers, PLLC, is seeking a Survey Crew Chief to join our growing team. LEE Chamberlin Consultant Engineers, PLLC is a full-service Engineering and Land ...
Construction Survey Field Technician/Crew Chief
Dec 2
Asheville, NC, USA
Ed Holmes & Associates Land Surveyors, PA
... Land Surveyors, PA is currently seeking applicants for Construction Survey Field Technician/Crew Chief for full time employment. Said technician will work primarily in the field, but with ...
Survey Crew Chief
Nov 18
Syracuse, United States
C.T. Male Associates
As a Crew Chief at C.T. Male, you will be responsible for boundary, topographic, utility, and construction survey work. You will also perform surveys for property and right-of-way determinations and ...

The average pay for a Chief Surveyor is $75,117 a year and $36 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Chief Surveyor is between $53,493 and $92,849. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Chief Surveyor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Survey Party Chief
Dec 6
Orlando, FL, USA
Human Capital Pursuit
Party Chief Requirements: * High school diploma or GED * 5+ years of experience in site land development surveying * Understanding of survey plan preparation * Familiarity with subface utility ...
Surveying Technician III - Crew Chief
Nov 26
Albuquerque, NM, USA
Souder, Miller & Associates
Souder, Miller & Associates is seeking a Survey Technician III - Crew Chief in our Albuquerque, NM ... Surveyor Technician Certificate with at least 2 years of experience. * Proficient at survey ...
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