If you’re happy and you know it, you must be a surveyor. It’s hard to imagine the already-high job satisfaction number for surveyors could go up, but it did. It takes a little more digging to see that earning potential is headed in the same direction. Based on the type of firm and the type of work performed, most of the news is good. A stronger economy is starting to deliver some benefits along with the promise of more. Balancing the challenges and opportunities is the order of the day.