Land Surveyer - Federal Salaries of 2018
Pay Rates for "Land Surveyer"How much does a Land Surveyer in the federal government get paid? $84,503.02* *Based on the 2018 average.
Land Surveyer was the 294th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2018, with 297 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2018, the Bureau of Land Management hired the most employees titled Land Surveying, with an average salary of $86,718.
Government Land Surveying jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Land Surveying job is GS-6, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.
Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions fall under this job category. Due to the growing focus of them STEM fields, individuals in this job category tend to advance more quickly than employees in the other job categories. Jobs in this category are being added quickly and many organizations have trouble finding qualified individuals. Individuals in this job category typically recieve pormotions of 2 grade increases at a time until they reach GS-12.
Agencies that have hired a Land Surveyer
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Bureau of Land Management||172||$86,718.08|
|U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service||23||$89,769.83|
|Department of Energy||12||$90,503.75|
|Bureau of Reclamation||7||$72,880.29|
|Federal Highway Administration||4||$89,743.00|
|International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico||1||$74,574.00|
|Indian Health Service||1||$91,915.00|
|National Park Service||1||$63,961.00|
Land Surveyer Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Land Surveyer is $84,503.02. The highest paid Land Surveyer made $161,900 in 2018.
Common Land Surveyer Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Land Surveying Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||296|
|GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$32,716.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$138,572.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10|
|Category:||Professional and Scientific|
|Occupation Family:||1300 PHYSICAL SCIENCES GROUP|
Other Jobs at the GS-6 Paygrade
GS-6 is the starting paygrade for Land Surveying jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-6 paygrade.
|Occupation||Occupation Category||Starting Paygrade||Maximum Paygrade|
|Meteorological Technician||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Toxicology||Professional and Scientific||GS-6||GS-15|
|Landscape Architecture||Professional and Scientific||GS-6||GS-15|
|General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, and Compliance||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|General Natural Resources Management and Biological Sciences||Professional and Scientific||GS-6||GS-15|
Average Land Surveying Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018
In 2004, the average pay for a Land Surveyer was $65,400. Since then, the average pay has increased to $84,503 in 2018.
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