Surveying and Mapping Technician Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for surveying and mapping technicians in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of surveying and mapping technicians among Colorado areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Surveying and Mapping Technicians in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,450
25th Percentile Wage
$36,130
50th Percentile Wage
$44,480
75th Percentile Wage
$56,950
90th Percentile Wage
$72,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveying and mapping technicians in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $72,300. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,450.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of surveying and mapping technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$44,480
-0.90% -12.50%
2016
$44,880
0.38% -
2015
$44,710
2.84% -
2014
$43,440
-12.55% -
2013
$48,890
-2.35% -
2012
$50,040
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Surveying and Mapping Technicians in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surveying and mapping technicians in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surveying and mapping technicians in state of Colorado ranges from $37,170 to $56,450. The highest paying area for surveying and mapping technicians in Colorado is West Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $56,450. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Greeley (mean annual salary $55,020). The lowest paying area is Colorado Springs with a median annual salary of $37,170.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$56,450
Greeley
$55,020
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$49,890
Fort Collins-Loveland
$42,950
Grand Junction
$42,820
Boulder
$41,610
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$38,180
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$37,360
Colorado Springs
$37,170




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