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Surveyors Salary Information in Charleston, West Virginia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of surveyors in Charleston, West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of surveyors in Charleston is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Surveyors in Charleston, West Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,000
25th Percentile Wage
$43,970
50th Percentile Wage
$64,370
75th Percentile Wage
$79,410
90th Percentile Wage
$120,250

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveyors in Charleston, West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $120,250. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $38,000.

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
$64,370
17.77% 21.13%
2016
$52,930
-21.97% -
2015
$64,560
13.58% -
2014
$55,790
3.19% -
2013
$54,010
6.00% -
2012
$50,770
- -

Table 3. Compare Surveyors Salary in Charleston with Other West Virginia Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $64,370, Charleston is the second highest paying city for surveyors in state of West Virginia, following the highest paying city North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary of $65,340). Compared with North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, the median annual salary of surveyors in Charleston is 1.5 percent (1.5%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$65,340
Charleston
$64,370
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$63,580
Winchester
$57,610
Morgantown
$53,400
Wheeling
$48,830
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$48,270
Huntington-Ashland
$47,410
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$46,330



See also: Top paying jobs in Charleston, West Virginia.