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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 $95,720, Redding, California is the highest paying city for surveyors. It is followed by North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California (average annual salary $95,720). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [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 Redding, California
$95,720
40
2 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$95,720
60
3 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$95,700
70
4 Fresno, California
$94,500
140
5 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$92,710
410
6 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$92,410
80
7 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$90,700
270
8 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$90,110
510
9 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$90,080
410
10 Stockton, California
$89,960
40
11 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$89,560
590
12 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$88,070
130
13 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$87,750
380
14 Corvallis, Oregon
$86,730
30
15 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$85,710
410
16 Salem, Oregon
$84,660
40
17 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$84,440
70
18 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$84,400
1,060
19 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$84,150
490
20 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$82,150
510
21 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$81,900
250
22 Anchorage, Alaska
$81,880
250
23 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$81,070
110
24 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$78,430
40
25 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$77,890
90
26 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$76,990
30
27 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$76,600
320
28 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$75,830
2,020
29 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$75,720
510
30 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$74,450
30
31 Olympia, Washington
$74,380
50
32 Tacoma, Washington
$73,590
110
33 Fargo, North Dakota
$73,190
40
34 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$72,990
190
35 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$72,820
720
36 New Iberia nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$72,590
40
37 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$71,950
380
38 Sioux Falls, South Dakota
$71,550
50
39 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$70,420
40
40 Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$70,340
70
41 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$69,980
230
42 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$69,510
30
43 Naples-Marco Island, Florida
$67,810
60
44 West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$67,550
40
45 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$67,290
250
46 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$67,250
460
47 Dayton, Ohio
$67,190
70
48 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$66,390
40
49 Peoria, Illinois
$66,180
50
50 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$65,810
530
51 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$65,790
190
52 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$65,450
30
53 Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$65,390
50
54 Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$65,260
80
55 Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, Florida
$65,040
30
56 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$64,960
220
57 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$64,660
50
58 Wilmington, New Jersey
$64,560
50
59 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$64,360
50
60 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$64,330
270
61 Bend, Oregon
$64,220
50
62 Salt Lake City, Utah
$63,990
300
63 Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$63,870
80
64 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$63,360
180
65 Framingham, Massachusetts
$62,850
80
66 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$62,710
740
67 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$62,660
150
68 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$62,550
140
69 Lancaster, Pennsylvania
$62,460
70
70 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$62,430
140
71 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$62,410
120
72 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$62,390
300
73 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$62,390
30
74 Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$62,310
60
75 Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area, Utah
$62,100
60
76 Akron, Ohio
$61,990
110
77 Midland, Texas
$61,710
50
78 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$61,640
790
79 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$61,470
130
80 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$61,340
130
81 West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$61,300
50
82 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$61,280
80
83 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$61,210
430
84 Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$61,170
50
85 Billings, Montana
$61,160
60
86 Tyler, Texas
$61,160
40
87 West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$61,070
50
88 Bismarck, North Dakota
$61,040
130
89 North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$60,970
150
90 North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$60,910
140
91 Warner Robins, Georgia
$60,890
30
92 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$60,860
120
93 Central Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$60,660
n/a
94 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$60,590
40
95 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$60,580
710
96 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$60,570
410
97 Spokane, Washington
$60,560
50
98 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$60,480
150
99 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$60,430
400
100 Evansville, Kentucky
$60,370
130
See also: Highest paying industries for surveyors.