Highest Paying Industries for Surveyors

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Support Activities for Transportation42.3288030
Support Activities for Water Transportation42.3288030
Testing Laboratories41.886950
Federal Executive Branch39.6682490
Federal government, including the US Postal Service39.6682490
Transportation and Warehousing36.375510
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals35.3773570
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences35.1873180
State government, including schools and hospitals35.0772950
Support Activities for Mining33.7770230
Residential Building Construction33.4769620
Scientific Research and Development Services32.9368500
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution32.6968000
Utilities32.5567710
Federal, State, and Local Government32.5567690
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service32.5567690
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service32.4667510
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction31.9566450
Natural Gas Distribution31.8766300
Management of Companies and Enterprises31.8366210
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors31.2464980
Land Subdivision30.3263070
Mining30.1662730
Utility System Construction30.0662520
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction29.8962180
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals29.7861940
Local government, including schools and hospitals29.7861940
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas29.7161790
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction29.761780
Engineering Services29.3361010
Construction29.2660870
Construction of Buildings29.1360590
Metal Ore Mining29.0960500
All industries2960310
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction28.9660230
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing28.759700
All industries, private ownership only28.5659400
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing28.5459360
Oil and Gas Extraction28.5359350
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services28.3659000
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services28.3558970
Pipeline Transportation28.3258910
Nonresidential Building Construction28.358870
Building Equipment Contractors28.358870
Mining (except Oil and Gas)27.9558130
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services27.8958010
Finance and Insurance27.8257860
Specialty Trade Contractors27.4257030
Coal Mining27.1656480
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services26.855740
Other Specialty Trade Contractors26.5555220
Manufacturing25.7753590
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services24.9151810
Employment Services24.6151190
Administrative and Support Services24.3650670
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)23.2648370
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)23.0547930
Other Support Services22.6947200
Legal Services21.0343750

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