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Surveyors Salary Information in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of surveyors in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of surveyors in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Surveyors in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$63,500
25th Percentile Wage
$72,880
50th Percentile Wage
$86,290
75th Percentile Wage
$97,140
90th Percentile Wage
$104,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveyors in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $104,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $86,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $63,500.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of surveyors from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$86,290
5.09% 4.95%
2016
$81,900
1.61% -
2015
$80,580
-2.59% -
2014
$82,670
2.04% -
2013
$80,980
-1.28% -
2012
$82,020
- -

Table 3. Compare Surveyors Salary in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $86,290 in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara is in the middle of salary range for surveyors in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of surveyors in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara is 28.0 percent (28.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Santa Cruz-Watsonville and 46.0 percent (46.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$119,900
Redding
$101,010
Fresno
$99,550
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$98,530
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$96,650
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$96,240
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$93,760
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$93,750
Vallejo-Fairfield
$93,310
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$92,650
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$92,650
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$91,010
Stockton
$89,960
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$86,290
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$84,400
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$82,150
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$80,760
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$80,570
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$79,600
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$77,890
Modesto
$71,670
Bakersfield-Delano
$59,160
Napa
$50,270
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$46,630



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