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Average Land Surveyor’s Salary in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Land Surveyors.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 2154.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: land surveyor, property surveyor and legal surveyor.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Calgary, Alberta at $35.98 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Ontario at $25.00 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $50,000 – $75,000.
Employment prospects for land surveyors are good in Canada. The government forecasts that there will be enough job seekers to fill job vacancies in this profession for the near future.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Land Surveyors in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*||18.00||35.98||68.75||2017|
|Edmonton – Alberta*||27.61||31.99||62.09||2017|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia||22.00||30.75||41.25||2016|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||–||–||–||–|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1)||18.00||32.00||44.00||2016|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia(1)||18.00||32.00||44.00||2016|
|Toronto – Ontario||17.00||25.00||41.96||2015|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||17.00||25.00||41.96||2015|
|Ottawa – Ontario||17.00||25.00||41.96||2015|
|London – Ontario(1)||17.00||25.00||41.96||2015|
|Prince Edward Island||18.00||32.00||44.00||2016|
|Montreal – Quebec(1)||20.00||35.93||39.53||2016|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan(1)||23.76||31.90||43.96||2013|
There are over 16,000 landscape architects, land use planners and land surveyors working in Canada.
The 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for professional occupations in natural and applied sciences, which includes land surveyors, is $40.85. The 2018 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1,538, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $80,000.