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 cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,950
25th Percentile Wage
$36,350
50th Percentile Wage
$44,880
75th Percentile Wage
$57,460
90th Percentile Wage
$73,210

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 $73,210. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,950.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.36
25th Percentile Wage
$17.48
50th Percentile Wage
$21.57
75th Percentile Wage
$27.62
90th Percentile Wage
$35.20

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for surveying and mapping technicians in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $35.20. The median hourly salary is $21.57. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.36.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of surveying and mapping technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201644,8800.38%-11.50%
201544,7102.84%-
201443,440-12.55%-
201348,890-2.35%-
201250,040--

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 $36,480 to $50,750. The highest paying area for surveying and mapping technicians in Colorado is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $50,750. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is West Colorado nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $45,010). The lowest paying area is Colorado Springs with a median annual salary of $36,480.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$50,750
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$45,010
Boulder
$44,830
Fort Collins-Loveland
$38,190
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$38,180
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$36,830
Colorado Springs
$36,480



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