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Bell Curve

1
5%

You work for a small surveying office where you're the only licensed surveyor. You have a surveying technician who comes in hung over half the time, which means you can't trust his measurements as far as you can throw them.

2
25%

You work with three other surveyors in a regional surveying business. This company has an active drug testing and zero-tolerance alcohol policy, which makes sense since the firm handles large infrastructure projects such as bridges and expressways.

3
50%

You're at the same firm, but you're now the surveying manager, which means you focus primarily on new project planning and resource allocation. In other words, you designate surveying resources based on the company's upcoming projects. Your firm has so much business that you've had to bring on six new surveyors and 10 new survey techs.

4
75%

You took the plunge and opened your own surveying firm. You've hired top-notch surveyors and survey techs from other companies, and you compensate them very well. Your clients are happy to pay a premium for your firm's exceptional results.

5
95%

Your professional success has provided you with a nice financial cushion, and your firm is cooking along nicely under the direction of your world-class surveying project manager. You've also got a gold-plated team of financial, marketing, and logistics professionals to back you up. This A-list lineup will keep your company going while you complete the surveying project of your dreams.

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