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Surveyors Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for surveyors in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of surveyors among Louisiana cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Surveyors in Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,690
25th Percentile Wage
$45,870
50th Percentile Wage
$58,300
75th Percentile Wage
$72,760
90th Percentile Wage
$89,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveyors in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $89,540. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,690.

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
$58,300
5.69% 12.08%
2016
$54,980
2.95% -
2015
$53,360
1.41% -
2014
$52,610
0.36% -
2013
$52,420
2.21% -
2012
$51,260
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Surveyors in Louisiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surveyors in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surveyors in state of Louisiana ranges from $44,120 to $72,590. The highest paying area for surveyors in Louisiana is New Iberia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $72,590. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Baton Rouge (mean annual salary $60,650). The lowest paying area is Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $44,120.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$72,590
Baton Rouge
$60,650
Lafayette
$59,300
Shreveport-Bossier City
$58,810
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$57,640
Lake Charles
$55,650
Monroe
$54,280
Alexandria
$48,620
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$46,240
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$45,460
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$44,120




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