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Surveyors Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for surveyors in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of surveyors amongst Texas 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 Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,750
25th Percentile Wage
$39,640
50th Percentile Wage
$56,320
75th Percentile Wage
$77,950
90th Percentile Wage
$99,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveyors in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $99,860. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,750.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.27
25th Percentile Wage
$19.05
50th Percentile Wage
$27.08
75th Percentile Wage
$37.47
90th Percentile Wage
$48.01

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for surveyors in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $48.01. The median hourly salary is $27.08. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.27.

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
201656,320-0.09%9.38%
201556,3706.99%-
201452,4302.65%-
201351,0400.00%-
201251,040--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Surveyors in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surveyors in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surveyors in state of Texas ranges from $32,820 to $70,340. The highest paying area for surveyors in Texas is Central Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $70,340. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Beaumont-Port Arthur (mean annual salary $62,430). The lowest paying area is McAllen-Edinburg-Mission with a median annual salary of $32,820.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$70,340
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$62,430
Midland
$61,710
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$61,210
Tyler
$61,160
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$60,910
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$59,130
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$58,590
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$58,210
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$57,500
Fort Worth-Arlington
$54,680
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$53,680
El Paso
$51,650
Corpus Christi
$49,630
Laredo
$49,290
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$47,970
Victoria
$43,090
Longview
$43,090
Lubbock
$42,970
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$35,430
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$32,820



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