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Surveyors Salary Information in Washington

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,140
25th Percentile Wage
$64,080
50th Percentile Wage
$76,760
75th Percentile Wage
$94,120
90th Percentile Wage
$112,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveyors in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $112,360. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,140.

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
$76,760
-1.16% 12.05%
2016
$77,650
7.30% -
2015
$71,980
-0.33% -
2014
$72,220
5.04% -
2013
$68,580
1.56% -
2012
$67,510
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Surveyors in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surveyors in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surveyors in state of Washington ranges from $58,250 to $82,010. The highest paying area for surveyors in Washington is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with a median annual salary of $82,010. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (mean annual salary $80,460). The lowest paying area is Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $58,250.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$82,010
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$80,460
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$78,150
Tacoma
$77,670
Olympia
$74,350
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$72,730
Spokane
$70,740
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$69,020
Bremerton-Silverdale
$66,560
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$58,250




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