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Survey Technician - Federal Salaries of 2021

Pay Rates for "Survey Technician"

How much does a Survey Technician in the federal government get paid? $54,224.78* *Based on the 2021 average.

Survey Technician was the 373rd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 100 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2021, the Bureau of Land Management hired the most employees titled Survey Technical, with an average salary of $52,891.

Government Survey Technical jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Survey Technical job is GS-1, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-9. 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

Technical and Medical Support Positions encompass jobs that require specialized, practical knowledge and the ability to perform skilled tasked. However, these skills can often be learned on the job or through training when you are hired. In some cases, certifications are required to qualify. Additional education such as an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree will increase starting grade and lead to promotion. Typically promotions are given 1 grade at a time up to a maximum of GS-9.

Agencies that have hired a Survey Technician

Survey Technician Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Survey Technician is $54,224.78. The highest paid Survey Technician made $92,353 in 2021.

Common Survey Technician Payscales

Payscale Number of Survey Technical Employees
GS - General Schedule 96
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 3
ZT - Scientific And Engineering Technician 1

Starting Paygrade: $20,999.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $63,734.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10
Category: Technical and Medical Support

Other Jobs at the GS-1 Paygrade

GS-1 is the starting paygrade for Survey Technical jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-1 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Safety TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Statistical AssistantClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Data TranscriberClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Transportation Clerk and AssistantClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Insurance AccountsClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Survey Technical Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021

In 2004, the average pay for a Survey Technician was $34,504. Since then, the average pay has increased to $54,225 in 2021.

Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0817.

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