Land Surveyor

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What does a Land Surveyor do?

  • Process and interpret survey data collected in the field¬†
  • Provide daily support for survey field crews for ongoing fields
  • Collaborate with Planners, Engineers, and Project Managers regarding projects
  • Prepare maps for boundary surveys and subdivisions
  • Keep field notes and make sketches and computations¬†
  • Prepare draw sketches and permanent plans, diagrams and maps for street, water and sewer improvements using CAD software
  • Entry level roles are also known as Assistant Land Surveyor or Junior Land Surveyor
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What skills are needed to be a Land Surveyor?

  • 2-3 years of experience
  • Detail oriented and able to make deadlines
  • Ability to work with others effectively
  • Knowledge in commercial, residential, and land development projects¬†
  • Ability to present and prepare information
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Google workspace, Micro Survey and Carlson Survey

What software is essential for proficiency in a Land Surveyor role?

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What is the average salary of a Land Surveyor?

The typical salary range for a Land Surveyor is approximately $50,000 to $60,000. Salary may vary depending on which state you reside in.

Can a Land Surveyor work remotely?

Most Land Surveyors work on-site and in the office. Some jobs may allow for remote work after training.

Does a Land Surveyor have to work full time?

The majority of Land Surveyors engage in full-time employment. While there are some part-time or contract opportunities available, they are not as prevalent as full-time positions.