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Highest Paying Cities for Surveyors

The top 100 highest paying cities for surveyors (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of surveyors in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $119,900, Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California is the highest paying city for surveyors. It is followed by Redding, California (average annual salary $101,010). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of surveyors in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Surveyors

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$119,900
40
2 Redding, California
$101,010
40
3 Fresno, California
$99,550
160
4 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$98,530
70
5 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$96,650
430
6 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$96,240
380
7 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$93,760
660
8 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$93,750
650
9 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$93,340
50
10 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$93,310
50
11 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$92,650
80
12 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$92,650
370
13 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$92,450
1,240
14 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$91,660
280
15 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$91,450
570
16 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$91,010
160
17 Stockton, California
$89,960
40
18 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$87,970
90
19 Corvallis, Oregon
$86,730
30
20 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$86,290
270
21 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$84,400
1,060
22 Anchorage, Alaska
$82,400
220
23 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$82,150
510
24 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$82,010
400
25 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$80,760
150
26 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$80,570
80
27 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$80,460
540
28 Salem, Oregon
$79,610
40
29 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$79,600
430
30 Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$78,950
60
31 San Rafael, USA
$78,250
60
32 Central Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$78,150
30
33 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$77,890
90
34 Tacoma, Washington
$77,670
140
35 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$76,990
30
36 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$76,330
230
37 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$74,450
30
38 Olympia, Washington
$74,350
40
39 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$74,290
180
40 Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$73,980
30
41 Fargo, North Dakota
$73,950
50
42 Sioux Falls, South Dakota
$73,680
50
43 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$72,820
720
44 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$72,730
420
45 New Iberia nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$72,590
40
46 Greeley, Colorado
$72,090
40
47 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$71,960
210
48 Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$71,720
60
49 Modesto, California
$71,670
70
50 College Station-Bryan, Texas
$71,460
30
51 Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota
$71,340
30
52 Salt Lake City, Utah
$71,060
250
53 Charlottesville, Virginia
$70,910
40
54 Spokane, Washington
$70,740
110
55 Wilmington, New Jersey
$70,710
70
56 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$70,690
310
57 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$70,360
2,190
58 Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$70,180
40
59 Reading, Pennsylvania
$70,090
70
60 Bismarck, North Dakota
$69,910
100
61 Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$69,800
70
62 Naples-Marco Island, Florida
$69,730
60
63 Gary, Indiana
$69,590
60
64 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$69,510
30
65 Fairbanks, Alaska
$69,400
30
66 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$69,020
30
67 Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, New Hampshire
$68,770
30
68 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$68,710
340
69 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$68,540
180
70 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$68,270
590
71 Billings, Montana
$68,090
70
72 Akron, Ohio
$67,830
120
73 Peoria, Illinois
$67,800
50
74 West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$67,650
40
75 Dayton, Ohio
$67,190
70
76 Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$66,630
80
77 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$66,560
30
78 Bend, Oregon
$66,330
50
79 Tuscaloosa, Alabama
$66,140
30
80 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$66,140
620
81 Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$65,950
50
82 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$65,810
1,510
83 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$65,790
190
84 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$65,760
200
85 East Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$65,660
30
86 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$65,620
110
87 North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$65,340
210
88 Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$65,260
60
89 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$65,090
800
90 Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, Florida
$65,040
30
91 Port St Lucie, Florida
$64,810
90
92 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$64,610
60
93 West Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$64,600
70
94 Evansville, Kentucky
$64,380
110
95 Charleston, West Virginia
$64,370
100
96 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$64,330
270
97 Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$63,900
90
98 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$63,880
90
99 Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$63,880
40
100 North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$63,610
40
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