Surveyor Salary / Wage
Salary and wage information for surveyors is compiled regularly by analysis of Australian jobs advertised in major publications. Salaries are annual unless otherwise stated.
The Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations Code (ANZSCO) for surveyors is 232212.
Job titles and exact tasks vary in this work and examples of some occupation titles are surveyor, geomatician, engineering surveyor and civil surveyor.
This occupation is currently on the Australian Combined Skilled Occupation List, (Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List, MLTSSL).
The average weekly full-time ordinary earnings in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services in mid 2018 were $1,840, giving an annual income of approximately $95,680. This was almost unchanged compared to mid 2017.*
The 2017 Hudson Engineering Guide advises that a typical salary for a surveyor was $75 – $125 per hour in Sydney. This reduced to $80 – $100 per hour for Adelaide and Perth.
Surveyor Salaries / Wages in 2018
|Job Title||Salary / Wage $||Location|
|Senior Quantity Surveyor / Commercial Construction||130,000 – 160,000||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Construction Surveyor (High-Rise)||38 – 45 per hour||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Surveyors – Roads & Infrastructure||up to 140,000||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Licensed Surveyor||85,000 – 105,000||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Project Surveyor / Senior Surveyor||100,000 – 150,000||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Surveyor – Civil Set Out||70,000 – 110,000||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Engineering Surveyor||90,000 – 120,000||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Building Surveyor||80,000 – 120,000||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Surveyors – Engineering, Licensed and Graduates||60,000 – 120,000||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Hydrographic Surveyor||60,000 – 65,000||Perth, Western Australia|
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