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Surveyors Salary Information in West Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for surveyors in the state of West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of surveyors among West 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Surveyors in West Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,790
25th Percentile Wage
$42,940
50th Percentile Wage
$57,480
75th Percentile Wage
$78,310
90th Percentile Wage
$102,050

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveyors in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,050. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,790.

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
$57,480
13.29% 19.52%
2016
$49,840
5.50% -
2015
$47,100
-2.19% -
2014
$48,130
-0.12% -
2013
$48,190
4.00% -
2012
$46,260
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Surveyors in West Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surveyors in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surveyors in state of West Virginia ranges from $46,330 to $65,340. The highest paying area for surveyors in West Virginia is North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $65,340. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Charleston (mean annual salary $64,370). The lowest paying area is Hagerstown-Martinsburg with a median annual salary of $46,330.

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




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