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Surveyors Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for surveyors in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of surveyors amongst Pennsylvania 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Surveyors in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,080
25th Percentile Wage
$46,550
50th Percentile Wage
$58,830
75th Percentile Wage
$74,330
90th Percentile Wage
$90,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveyors in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $90,380. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,080.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.35
25th Percentile Wage
$22.38
50th Percentile Wage
$28.28
75th Percentile Wage
$35.74
90th Percentile Wage
$43.45

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for surveyors in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $43.45. The median hourly salary is $28.28. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.35.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of surveyors from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201658,830-0.08%10.25%
201558,8806.03%-
201455,3302.24%-
201354,0902.38%-
201252,800--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Surveyors in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surveyors in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surveyors in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $48,790 to $76,600. The highest paying area for surveyors in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $76,600. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton (mean annual salary $64,660). The lowest paying area is Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $48,790.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$76,600
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$64,660
Lancaster
$62,460
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$62,410
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$61,300
Pittsburgh
$60,570
Philadelphia
$59,790
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$59,440
Reading
$59,140
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$57,360
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$56,860
York-Hanover
$56,370
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$56,360
State College
$49,460
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$48,790



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