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Surveyors Salary Information in Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,300
25th Percentile Wage
$42,570
50th Percentile Wage
$58,630
75th Percentile Wage
$80,540
90th Percentile Wage
$104,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveyors in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $104,820. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,300.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.53
25th Percentile Wage
$20.47
50th Percentile Wage
$28.19
75th Percentile Wage
$38.72
90th Percentile Wage
$50.39

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for surveyors in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $50.39. The median hourly salary is $28.19. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.53.

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
201658,63010.95%14.98%
201552,2101.67%-
201451,3402.84%-
201349,8800.06%-
201249,850--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Surveyors in Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surveyors in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surveyors in state of Virginia ranges from $35,080 to $69,980. The highest paying area for surveyors in Virginia is Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News with a median annual salary of $69,980. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Roanoke (mean annual salary $57,120). The lowest paying area is Charlottesville with a median annual salary of $35,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$69,980
Roanoke
$57,120
Richmond
$49,340
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$47,950
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$42,480
Lynchburg
$42,140
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$38,090
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$37,180
Charlottesville
$35,080


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