The annual and hourly salary statistics of surveying and mapping technicians in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of surveying and mapping technicians in Santa Cruz-Watsonville is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$35,620|
|25th Percentile Wage||$51,200|
|50th Percentile Wage||$59,170|
|75th Percentile Wage||$70,360|
|90th Percentile Wage||$81,060|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveying and mapping technicians in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,060. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $35,620.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of surveying and mapping technicians from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $59,170 in Santa Cruz-Watsonville is in the middle of salary range for surveying and mapping technicians in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of surveying and mapping technicians in Santa Cruz-Watsonville is 25.0 percent (25.0%) lower than that in the highest paying San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City and 41.8 percent (41.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City|| |
|Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana|| |
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara|| |
|San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale|| |
|Santa Rosa-Petaluma|| |
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario|| |
|North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area|| |
|San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles|| |
|Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine|| |
|Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Santa Cruz-Watsonville|| |
|San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos|| |
|Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta|| |