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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 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 Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,710
25th Percentile Wage
$40,680
50th Percentile Wage
$56,800
75th Percentile Wage
$78,450
90th Percentile Wage
$97,840

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 $97,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,710.

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
$56,800
0.85% 10.14%
2016
$56,320
-0.09% -
2015
$56,370
6.99% -
2014
$52,430
2.65% -
2013
$51,040
0.00% -
2012
$51,040
- -

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 $30,130 to $78,950. The highest paying area for surveyors in Texas is Central Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $78,950. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is San Antonio-New Braunfels (mean annual salary $71,960). The lowest paying area is Brownsville-Harlingen with a median annual salary of $30,130.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$78,950
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$71,960
College Station-Bryan
$71,460
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$63,000
Midland
$61,260
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$60,270
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$58,130
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$56,830
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$56,760
Fort Worth-Arlington
$56,640
Longview
$56,410
Tyler
$56,060
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$54,250
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$52,190
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$51,930
El Paso
$51,650
Laredo
$49,290
Waco
$48,490
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$47,970
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$45,070
Lubbock
$44,610
Corpus Christi
$44,080
Victoria
$43,090
Wichita Falls
$38,140
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$37,420
Brownsville-Harlingen
$30,130




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