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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 among Pennsylvania metropolitan areas 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 Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,610
25th Percentile Wage
$47,500
50th Percentile Wage
$59,220
75th Percentile Wage
$74,570
90th Percentile Wage
$91,030

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 $91,030. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,610.

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
$59,220
0.66% 10.84%
2016
$58,830
-0.08% -
2015
$58,880
6.03% -
2014
$55,330
2.24% -
2013
$54,090
2.38% -
2012
$52,800
- -

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 $48,880 to $70,090. The highest paying area for surveyors in Pennsylvania is Reading with a median annual salary of $70,090. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Newark-Union (mean annual salary $68,710). The lowest paying area is Youngstown-Warren-Boardman with a median annual salary of $48,880.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Reading
$70,090
Newark-Union
$68,710
Pittsburgh
$63,290
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$62,640
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$61,670
Lancaster
$60,320
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$60,180
York-Hanover
$59,710
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$59,290
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$58,310
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$57,360
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$56,290
Philadelphia
$54,880
State College
$54,640
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$50,950
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$48,880




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