Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Surveyors (17-1022)

Make exact measurements and determine property boundaries. Provide data relevant to the shape, contour, gravitation, location, elevation, or dimension of land or land features on or near the earth's surface for engineering, mapmaking, mining, land evaluation, construction, and other purposes.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 333 406 21.92 9 18 34
United States 49200 52200 0.0 1300 2400 4000
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is robust with moderate employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 33.78 18.12 23.68 31.54 42.06 52.41
Alaska 42.40 25.91 34.04 42.47 51.51 59.39
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 44.73 32.54 37.56 44.81 52.99 59.86
Balance of State * * * * * *

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.