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Surveyors Salary Information in Tennessee

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,960
25th Percentile Wage
$31,610
50th Percentile Wage
$42,880
75th Percentile Wage
$53,120
90th Percentile Wage
$73,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveyors in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,830. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,960.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.96
25th Percentile Wage
$15.20
50th Percentile Wage
$20.62
75th Percentile Wage
$25.54
90th Percentile Wage
$35.49

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for surveyors in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $35.49. The median hourly salary is $20.62. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.96.

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
201642,880-0.44%0.26%
201543,070-4.34%-
201444,9402.05%-
201344,0202.84%-
201242,770--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Surveyors in Tennessee Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surveyors in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surveyors in state of Tennessee ranges from $35,980 to $50,810. The highest paying area for surveyors in Tennessee is Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $50,810. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Memphis (mean annual salary $49,160). The lowest paying area is Chattanooga with a median annual salary of $35,980.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$50,810
Memphis
$49,160
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$47,400
Knoxville
$43,970
Clarksville
$43,670
Johnson City
$41,840
Chattanooga
$35,980


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