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Land Surveyer - Federal Salaries of 2016

Pay Rates for "Land Surveyer"

How much does a Land Surveyer in the federal government get paid? $82,485.60* *Based on the 2016 average.
301 EMPLOYEES
$24.83M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Land Surveyer was the 299th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 301 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2016, the Bureau of Land Management hired the most employees titled Land Surveying, with an average salary of $83,460.

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.

Job Description

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 180 $83,459.81
Forest Service 80 $75,145.85
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 15 $94,955.33
Department of Energy 12 $90,840.50
Federal Highway Administration 6 $83,084.50
Bureau of Reclamation 4 $81,729.50
Indian Affairs 2 $82,523.00
National Park Service 1 $84,017.00

Land Surveyer Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Land Surveyer is $82,485.60. The highest paid Land Surveyer made $160,300 in 2016.

Common Land Surveyer Payscales

Payscale Number of Land Surveying Employees
GS - General Schedule 300
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 1

Starting Paygrade: $31,819.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $134,776.00 / 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
Highway SafetyAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
MicrobiologyProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Contact RepresentativeClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
PhysicsProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Biological Science TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Land Surveying Pay Trend from 2004 to 2016

In 2004, the average pay for a Land Surveyer was $65,400. Since then, the average pay has increased to $82,486 in 2016.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 1373.

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